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Partial lunar eclipse to be Observed tonight in Pakistan

Muhammad NomanWeb Editor

05th Jun, 2020. 10:18 pm
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A penumbral eclipse creates only a dark shading on the moon's face. — AFP/File

On Friday, The world will witness a partial lunar eclipse tonight at 10:45 pm.

A penumbral lunar eclipse is where there is an imperfect alignment between the sun, moon, and the Earth.

According to The Guardian, “The full moon will clip the outer portion of Earth’s shadow, creating a penumbral lunar eclipse. This is much subtler than a total lunar eclipse, in which the moon appears to turn red as it passes through the darkest part of Earth’s shadow, situated right behind our planet.”

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This is the second lunar eclipse of 2020 and will be visible in many countries in the world.

The eclipse will be visible from most of Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, and the East coast of South America.

In Pakistan, the eclipse will start at 10:45 pm and end at 2:04 am on Saturday.

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