India to witness partial lunar eclipse this 7th August
As reported by PTI, India will be able to witness a partial lunar eclipse on the intervening night of August 7th and 8th which will be visible till the following morning. The partial eclipse will start at 10:52 pm and will continue up to 12:49 am on August 8. All parts Asia, Europe, and Africa will be able to see the lunar eclipse.
Know what's a partial lunar eclipse
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, the Earth, and the moon do not align in a perfect straight line. In this, only a part of the Earth's shadow covers a fraction of the moon.
You can watch the partial lunar eclipse at Nehru Planetarium
In addition to the partial lunar eclipse, Nehru Planetarium's Director in New Delhi N Rathnashree said the penumbral part of the eclipse will also be visible at 9:20 pm on Monday till 2:20 am the following morning. The Nehru Planetarium will be open to visitors from 9:00 pm to observe the before and after eclipse phases at the Teen Murti lawns on Monday.
Lunar eclipse timings remain the same all over the globe
Nehru Planetarium's Director for New Delhi, Rathnashree gave out an interesting fact about the lunar eclipse. The timings for the lunar eclipse will remain the same all around the world from where the Moon is visible during an eclipse.