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Eclipse 2019: The moon is seen over the Victoria Alada statue on the top of Metropoli building during a total lunar eclipse, known as the Super Blood Wolf Moon in Madrid, Spain, January 21, 2019.(REUTERS)

Eclipse 2019: Total lunar eclipse keeps sky watchers enthralled

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Eclipse 2019: In the streets of Mexico City, Los Angeles and Paris and in the Moroccan desert, moon gazers turned to the sky to observe the phenomenon, around midnight in the Americas, and shortly before dawn in Europe and Africa.
Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York will keep their eyes on the sky for the eclipse, known as a super blood wolf moon(Photo by Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York will keep their eyes on the sky for the eclipse, known as a super blood wolf moon(Photo by Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

Total lunar eclipse to wow star gazers. But, it won’t be visible in India

New York/Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 08:03 PM IST
Although it is a total eclipse, the moon will never go completely dark but rather take on a coppery red glow - called a blood moon. It is also a full moon that is especially close to Earth, called a supermoon.
A total lunar eclipse is seen in Perth on July 28.(AFP Photo)
A total lunar eclipse is seen in Perth on July 28.(AFP Photo)

Delhi misses chance to witness ‘blood moon’ as clouds obscure view

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:26 AM IST
Several parts of north India, including Delhi, have been witnessing monsoon rains for the past a few days.
This picture shows the full moon during a 'blood moon' eclipse as seen from the eastern Turkey city of Tunceli on July 27, 2018.(AFP)
This picture shows the full moon during a 'blood moon' eclipse as seen from the eastern Turkey city of Tunceli on July 27, 2018.(AFP)

‘Blood moon’ dazzles skygazers across the world in century’s longest lunar eclipse

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:09 AM IST
The longest ‘blood moon’ eclipse of this century coincided with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to treat skygazers across the globe to a thrilling celestial spectacle. However, overcast skies in some regions, such as northern Indian, missed the view.
A girl peeks inside the viewfinder of a camera to see a lunar eclipse at a park in Manila, Philippines in January earlier this year.(AP Photo)
A girl peeks inside the viewfinder of a camera to see a lunar eclipse at a park in Manila, Philippines in January earlier this year.(AP Photo)

Here’s how to shoot Friday’s total lunar eclipse for best results

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Pratik Chorge
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 12:22 PM IST
With the total lunar eclipse just around the corner, here are some tips to capture the eclipse in the best possible way.
July 27, 2018 will see the longest lunar eclipse in the history of the 21st century, and will also feature a Blood Moon.(Shutterstock)
July 27, 2018 will see the longest lunar eclipse in the history of the 21st century, and will also feature a Blood Moon.(Shutterstock)

Lunar Eclipse 27 July 2018: 10 frequently asked questions about the longest eclipse

Hindustan Times | By Dr Prem Kumar Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 07:01 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2018: July 27, 2018 will mark the longest lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan in the century. And it will be accompanied by a Blood Moon, where this heavenly body turns intense red. We get astrologer Dr Prem Kumar Sharma to answer 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Lunar eclipse 2018.
Lunar eclipse 2018: A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes behind the earth and is eclipsed by the Earth’s shadow.(Shutterstock)
Lunar eclipse 2018: A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes behind the earth and is eclipsed by the Earth’s shadow.(Shutterstock)

Lunar eclipse 2018: What the longest eclipse and Blood Moon means for your zodiac sign

By Dr Prem Kumar Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 12:37 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2018: The longest lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan in the century will take place on July 27, 2018. And it will be accompanied by a Blood Moon, where this heavenly body turns intense red. What will be the effect of this dual celestial event on the zodiac signs?
A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Beijing, China January 31, 2018.(Reuters File)
A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Beijing, China January 31, 2018.(Reuters File)

Lunar eclipse: Astronomers dispel superstition about eating during the eclipse

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Astronomical Society of India has invited those defying the belief during the 6 hour, 17 minute, 18 second long eclipse starting at 10:44 pm on July 27 -- the longest lunar eclipse this century -- to post photographs on social media with the hashtag: #EclipseEating.
In this file photo taken on January 31, 2018 the ‘super blue blood moon’ is seen over Los Angeles, California.(AFP File Photo)
In this file photo taken on January 31, 2018 the ‘super blue blood moon’ is seen over Los Angeles, California.(AFP File Photo)

Lunar eclipse: The science behind the blood moon and the reddish glow

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Tejas Narayan
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 04:49 PM IST
The total Lunar eclipse on Friday will last about an hour and 43 minutes with the moon in perfect alignment with the sun and Earth.
The moon turns red during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi on January 31, 2018.(AP file photo)
The moon turns red during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi on January 31, 2018.(AP file photo)

Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2018: Star-gazers across the world will also get a chance to witness a deep red Blood Moon, a situation that occurs when the moon is perfectly eclipsed and appears reddish due to the sunlight.
The ‘diamond ring effect’ is seen during a total solar eclipse in August 2017.(AFP)
The ‘diamond ring effect’ is seen during a total solar eclipse in August 2017.(AFP)

Coming up: Solar eclipse, longest lunar eclipse in century and date with Mars this month

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:34 PM IST
People are in for a triple celestial treat this month with a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse set to happen and Mars expected to come closest to Earth than it has in nearly two decades.
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