PENUMBRAL ECLIPSE 5 JUNE
A penumbral lunar eclipse is expected to occur on the intervening nights of June 5 and June 6. A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth's position is between the Sun and the Moon. Therefore the shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon. A penumbral lunar eclipse when the penumbra (a diffused shadow) as opposed to the umbra (a total shadow) of Earth's shadow falls on the moon, giving it a reddish-crimson tinge. During this penumbral eclipse the Earth's penumbra will cover, at maximum, 57% of the Moon. In Cyprus, the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will begin at 20:44 Fri, Jun 5. At 22:24 Fri, Jun 5, we will reach the Maximum of the Eclipse. The Moon will be at closest to the centre of the shadow. At 00:04 Sat, Jun 6 the Penumbral Eclipse ends. In other place of the world, it will be visible in India along with much of Asia, much of Europe, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica. The year 2020 has been listed to witness four lunar eclipses.
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