Total lunar eclipse on January 31

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jan 4, 2018, 12:13 am IST
Updated Jan 4, 2018, 12:13 am IST
The eclipse would start at 4.19 pm, when the moon would not have risen, and last till 9.40 pm.
Planetary Society of India director N. Raghunandan Kumar, said the visible part of the eclipse will last from 5.18 pm to 8.41 pm.  (Photo: File)
 Planetary Society of India director N. Raghunandan Kumar, said the visible part of the eclipse will last from 5.18 pm to 8.41 pm.  (Photo: File)

Hyderabad: India will witness a total lunar eclipse on January 31, which is also a ‘blue moon’. This will be the second full moon of the month, after the one on January 1. The eclipse would start at 4.19 pm, when the moon would not have risen, and last till 9.40 pm.

Planetary Society of India director N. Raghunandan Kumar, said the visible part of the eclipse will last from 5.18 pm to 8.41 pm. 

 

Besides, the moon on January 31 will appear bigger and brighter as it will be a super moon.

Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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