Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017

Science								Image Source Jorg Weingrill

M) - Much of the Eastern Hemisphere will be treated to a partial eclipse of the moon Monday (Aug. 7) - a prelude to the grand spectacle that awaits North Americans exactly two weeks later.

As noted yesterday by BGR, the partial lunar eclipse will be visible on Monday night in several parts of the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica. It was also called the Green Corn Moon or the Grain Moon. The partial phase will last almost for 1 hour and 55 minutes.

All phases of lunar eclipse will be seen over Qatar sky. Since the moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions the entire eclipse should be visible with naked eye.

The space circuit in India is buzzing with excitement and anticipation ever since word about the lunar eclipse spread.

The August 7 lunar eclipse is associated with the upcoming major August 21 solar eclipse. Eclipse Begins - 10.52 pm; Maximum Phase of the Eclipse - 11.50 pm; Eclipse Ends - 12.50 am.Total Duration of the Eclipse Referring to Umbral and Penumbral Phases - 05h 1m. The central part of the eclipse zone, where the moon is at the meridian when the eclipse occurs, will be over Central Asia and India.

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