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See it! Full moon and partial eclipse

See it! Full moon and partial eclipse

"We think people of all ages and backgrounds will find the solar eclipse to be an experience they will remember the rest of their lives".

ATTENTION astronomy buffs! A partial lunar eclipse will take place tonight and it is the first of its kind this year.

The lunar eclipse will also be visible in a number of other countries surrounding the Indian Ocean, including India, Australia, Saudi Arabia and much of Africa's eastern coastline.

What I want to talk about, though, is not where the eclipse shadow will fall cross the Earth, but where the Sun will be in the sky when the Moon sweeps in front of it, causing the eclipse.

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Those watching the total solar eclipse from a city, parking lot or street corner may still see some light during the brief period of totality.

Get ready to view the awe-inspiring Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21 during a free Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.

Yesterday's phenomenon was a partial eclipse - meaning only part of the moon passed through the Earth's shadow. "But yes, it's a celestial event, which can happen on any Full Moon whenever the Earth moves in between the Moon and the Sun", said Scientific Officer at SPACE, Mila Mitra.

The moon will take almost three hours to cross the face of the sun, from one side to the other.

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The total duration of the penumbral eclipse is five hours and one minute and that of the partial eclipse one hour and 55 minutes.

According to greatamericaneclipse.com, another 1.8 to 7.4-million people will travel into the path on August 21. No special filters are required to protect your eyes like those used for solar eclipses.

There is a related partial eclipse to start things off today, and in the complicated dance of the planets along the ecliptic and the various motions, retrograde or otherwise, it marks off the most high profile eclipse season in recent United States history. The partial lunar eclipse timings also affected the muhurat timing for the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan.

"That's about as bright as a full moon, so we're not talking pitch black".

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According to the South African Weather Services, it will start at 7.23pm local time and end at 9.18pm, with the maximum eclipse occurring at 8.20pm.


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