When Will Next Lunar Eclipse Happen? Here's Everything You Need To Know

When Will Next Lunar Eclipse Happen? Here's Everything You Need To Know

The lunar eclipse happens when the sun, earth, and moon align so that the moon passes into the earth's shadow, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, October 23, 2023, 08:47 PM IST
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Celestial events are the most-awaited events for the sky observers. After the partial lunar eclipse that will occur on October 28 and 29, sky enthusiasts will anticipate the next lunar eclipse. However, to experience the occurrence, the gazers must wait longer than expected. According to the latest information from the Press Information Bureau (PIB), the following lunar eclipse will be a total eclipse and certainly be visible in India. 

About the next lunar eclipse in India

The next lunar eclipse will be a total eclipse and will be visible in India on September 7, 2025. The last total lunar eclipse visible in India was on November 8, 2022. 

About the upcoming partial lunar eclipse in India

The partial lunar eclipse will begin on October 28 at 11:31 pm and will end on October 29 at 3:36 am. The duration of the eclipse will be 1 hour 19 minutes. It will be visible in the southwestern sky from New Delhi. Also, it will be visible in parts of Europe, Australia, Africa, Asia, North America, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic, Antarctica, North/East South America, the Pacific and the Atlantic. 

Few FAQs about the lunar eclipse

What is lunar eclipse

The lunar eclipse happens when the sun, earth, and moon align so that the moon passes into the earth's shadow, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 

Difference between total and partial lunar eclipse

During the total lunar eclipse, the moon falls within the darkest part of the earth's shadow, called the umbra. When the moon comes within the umbra, it appears reddish-brown or orange hue. While in a partial lunar eclipse, the moon will be partially covered. 

Is it dangerous to watch a lunar eclipse with the naked eye?

Unlike solar eclipses, viewing the moon's shadowed by the earth with the naked eye is entirely safe.

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