Eclipse 2018 India: How to watch Lunar Eclipse, Check Super Blue Blood Moon today in India: – Well, today on January 31, you all can watch the total lunar eclipse which is also knows as coinciding with supermoon and a blue moon as well. The event is being termed as a super blue blood moon and is a rare lunar event for star-gazers. Also, the reports of NASA are saying that this celestial event is a lunar trifecta where three particular events are colliding, resulting in the Super blue blood moon. Also, in the US, Alaska, and Hawaii will see a pre-dawn “super blue blood moon,” and will enjoy the best view of this lunar eclipse.
Also, the reports are coming that residents in India will also be able to witness the super blue blood moon. Here we are going to talk about everything what exactly is the Super blue blood moon phenomenon and what will be the timings for India? First of all, here we are going to talk about this Super blue blood moon? And what it is? Supermoons occur when the full moon coincides with the Moon’s closest orbit point (perigee) to the planet.
Super Blue Blood Moon today in India
Also, during a supermoon, the Moon appears to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter, according to NASA. Some reports are saying that our solar system has an elliptical orbit. The farthest distance between the moon and the Earth is termed ‘apogee’, while the perigee is the nearest point between planet Earth and its satellite.
What time is the Super Blue Blood Moon in India?
According to Indian time standard, the super blue blood moon will be visible on January 31. On this day, the natural satellite will raise at 5:51 AM EST, which is 4:21 PM, IST and set at 11:08 AM EST or 9:38 PM IST. January 31 event is a Super blue blood moon is because this will also be a total lunar eclipse when the satellite has a reddish tinge to it. It is also the second total lunar eclipse in the month of January 2018, and according to NASA, a second total lunar eclipse during a month is called ‘blue moon’.