New Delhi, July 17: Moon will never lose its charm and has always fascinated people from all arenas of life. India witnessed a partial view of the lunar eclipse on Wednesday and some people were disciplined enough to roll out of bed to see it! This was the last lunar eclipse of the year 2019.
The partial lunar eclipse began from 1:31 am on July 17. The maximum eclipse occurred at 3 am and the partial eclipse will end at 4:29 am. The phenomenon was also visible from Australia, Africa, South America, Asia and most of Europe.
Meanwhile, people have taken to Twitter sharing pictures of the celestial occurrence. Photos of the stunning natural phenomenon are pouring in from various countries on social media.
— Met Office (@metoffice) July 16, 2019
– Sourabh Joshi (@SourabhSci) July 16, 2019
Partial lunar eclipse in India🌒 .The last total lunar eclipse took place on January 21, 2019 and the next total lunar eclipse will be visible on May 26, 2021. And today of all days exactly 50years (16 july,1969)since the # Apollo11 mission blasted off to the moon.🌙🌒 pic.twitter.com/G07JhHDpZC
– Pratibha kharkwal (@PratibhaKhrkwal) July 16, 2019
– farash04 (ara farash04) July 16, 2019
Partial #LunarEclipse update at 03:23 in India:
– bleuowlf (@bleuowlf) July 16, 2019
— Larryware by Emily (@LarrywareEmily) July 16, 2019
So this was a golden opportunity for the sky enthusiasts in the country as the eclipse was visible almost throughout the night
The next total lunar eclipse will not take place until May 26, 2021, though there will be penumbral eclipses before that.