Partial lunar eclipse tomorrow...

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Partial lunar eclipse tomorrow

 Science & IT Desk

 Published: 10:16 AM, 4 July 2020  

Partial lunar eclipse. Photo: Collected

Partial lunar eclipse. Photo: Collected

There will be a partial lunar eclipse in the sky on Sunday. No effect will be visible of this adoption as the end of the earth will shadow the moon partially. Which cannot be seen with the naked eye. It will not be as obvious as the previous ones.

According to the Meteorological Office, the eclipse will start on July 5 (Bangladesh Standard Time) at 9:04:30 am, the maximum eclipse will be at 10:30 am and will end at 11:55:30 am.

The meteorological office said the eclipse would begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the highest eclipse in Asuncion, Paraguay, and the last eclipse in Lima, Peru. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. However, this lunar eclipse cannot be seen from Bangladesh.

When the sun, earth, and moon come in the same straight line as the moon and the earth move in their respective orbits and the earth is located between the sun and the moon, then the shadow of the earth falls on the moon. Seen from the earth, the moon partially disappears for some time. This event is called a lunar eclipse.

The first lunar eclipse this year was on January 10. The next lunar eclipse was June 5-6