Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan on Monday

The last lunar eclipse of this year will be on Monday August 7, where it will be occurring during full moon of Hijric month "Dhul- Qa'da", Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced.

While there was a little disappointment among space enthusiasts due to India not being able to witness the August 21 total solar eclipse - which will only be visible in the USA - the news of the lunar eclipse sure made things better.

According to the ministry of earth sciences, the eclipse will begin from 10:52 pm on Monday night and will end at 12:48 am on the following morning. It was also called the Green Corn Moon or the Grain Moon.

PAGASA explained that a penumbral eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the faint penumbral portion of the earth's shadow.

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All phases of lunar eclipse will be seen over Qatar sky.

No two lunar eclipses are ever quite the same, and although some dismiss them as of less interest than solar eclipses - particularly total solar eclipses, where the events centered on totality occur rapidly, in contrast with more stately progress of a lunar eclipse - they are fascinating to observe. It is hard to see the start and end of penumbral lunar eclipse by naked eye and one must use Astronomical telescopes or highly sensitive digital cameras. The penumbral phase will start over Qatar sky at 6:50pm Doha local time and the partial phase will be start at 8:23pm.

The August 7 lunar eclipse is associated with the upcoming major August 21 solar eclipse.

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