The time of the year has come to witness the year’s biggest supermoon, the majestic super blood moon. The phenomenon will be occurring around the evening of May 26, 2021, in certain parts of northeast India, coastal Odisha, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However, as tropical cyclone Yaas is hitting many parts of Odisha and West Bengal today, moon gazers in these zones need to have the great luck to get the skies clear, to behold the celestial spectacle. This will be the first lunar eclipse taking place in a period of over two years.
The Total Phase Of The Lunar Eclipse Will Remain For Around 19 Minutes
The partial phase of the lunar eclipse will start at around 3:15 PM and the total phase will begin at 4:39 PM. The total and partial phases will end at 4:58 PM and 6:23 PM respectively. Eventually, the partial phase will stay for a longer duration. The phenomenon will appear in places like Agartala, Imphal, Guwahati, Cherrapunji, Kolkata, Cooch Behar, Digha, Paradeep, Port Blair, Puri and Shillong, among others. The timings of the lunar eclipse when lunar eclipse will be visible from different parts of India, as notified by the Ministry of Earth Science, are as follows:
A partial lunar eclipse can also be witnessed from India on November 19. A total lunar eclipse will occur again next year, around May 15 or 16.