Lunar eclipse 2020 is set to please space enthusiasts today. Unlike a total lunar eclipse, the latest eclipse will be visible as a penumbral lunar eclipse tonight. It will be the first of the four penumbral lunar eclipses that will appear this year. Today’s lunar eclipse, or chandra grahan in Hindi, is the first full Moon of the year that is dubbed as ‘Wolf Moon’. This is also known as Ice Moon or the Moon after Yule, Shakambhari Purnima, Paush Purnima, and Duruthu Poya. The eclipse will appear in many countries around the world including India, though it is not likely to be visible in the US.
The penumbral lunar eclipse 2020 that will last for four hours and five minutes will appear in India as well as several countries across Africa, Asia, and Europe. As per the details provided by Time and Date, the lunar eclipse will be visible in India from 10:37pm IST on January 10 to 2:42am IST on January 11. It will, however, not appear in the US as the development is believed to take place while the Moon will be below the horizon for Americans.