Lunar Eclipse 2021 Date and Time : The partial lunar eclipse won’t be visible in most parts of the country, except Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Some parts of the US, Northern Europe, East Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Ocean region will be able to experience the event.
- The second lunar eclipse of the year will happen on November 19, 2021 and this will also be the last one in the year.
- This lunar eclipse can be seen from all parts of America, most parts of Asia and some parts of Europe and West Africa.
- A small part of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam will be able to see this eclipse while those in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh can only see the concluding phase of the eclipse
What is a Lunar Eclipse ?
Lunar eclipse is considered particularly inauspicious, in astrology. It is a natural phenomenon which happens when the earth comes in between the sun and the moon and hence blocks the light of the sun from reaching the moon. The moon which borrows its own light by reflecting that of the sun is hence left dark and that’s what causes lunar eclipse.
Eclipses have always triggered human imagination. Moon is the nearest special object to the earth and a lunar eclipse happens when the earth comes in between the sun and the moon, and casts a shadow on the latter for a brief period of time.
Lunar Eclipse 2021 Date and time:
The Anshika Chandra Grahan or Partial lunar eclipse will take place on Purnima Tithi (Full Moon Night) of Kartik, Shukla Paksha (November 19). It will start at 12:48 PM and will end at 4:17 PM, making it the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century. According to astrology, this lunar eclipse will take place on the zodiac sign of Taurus. It is advised to the people, belonging to the respective zodiac sign, to pay special attention to their finance and health conditions.
Sky gazers can enjoy one of the most spectacular lunar eclipses on November 19, 2021. This will be the second lunar eclipse in the year and will also be the last one in 2021. The last one occurred on May 26. The upcoming one on Friday will be the longest eclipse in about 580 years, according to Indiana’s Holcomb Observatory.
The next lunar eclipse will happen on May 16, 2022. However, this eclipse will not be visible from India. If you want to watch one another lunar eclipse from the country, you must wait till November 8, 2022.
How to watch Lunar Eclipse 2021
Lunar Eclipse 2021 Date and Time : Those in the North-East part of India will be able to watch this lunar eclipse with their naked eyes. If you get to watch this eclipse from this region, you will never need any special equipment or binoculars to watch this.
The partial lunar eclipse won’t be visible in most parts of the country, except Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Some parts of the US, Northern Europe, East Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Ocean region will be able to experience the event.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) had earlier mentioned that this century will experience a total of 228 lunar eclipses – with a maximum of three lunar eclipses per year.