World

Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today: Where to Watch Lunar Eclipse Live Stream

Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today: Where to Watch Lunar Eclipse Live Stream: The lunar eclipse 2018 is all set to occur tonight, which is also marking the longest total such eclipse till 2123, like, for over 100 years. in India, This visibility of lunar eclipse is expected to be pretty good in the cloudy sky and inclement weather can disturb your chances of being able to see this ultimate phenomenon.

Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Live Stream

In metro cities, space enthusiasts may miss seeing this ultimate lunar eclipse because of the pollution. But in North America, the eclipse will be seen without any ultimate hurdle.

You can also watch this Lunar Eclipse online at the live stream, from your home, just read on for the stream and everything you need to know about this ultimate occurrence.

Lunar eclipse 2018 live stream time, where to watch

There are several YouTube channels which are showing the lunar eclipse 2018 live stream so that enthusiasts do not miss out on one of the extraordinary events of the century. The live stream starts at 11:30 pm IST on July 27, 2018, and now you can hit the play button in the video embedded below at the designated time in order to start seeing the eclipse. If you are signed into YouTube with your Google account, you can even set a reminder – so you will be notified when the stream goes live for you to watch lunar eclipse live online. The partial eclipse will begin in India at 11:44 pm IST, while the total eclipse is all set to start at the 1 am IST.

Total lunar eclipse time in India

A lunar eclipse occurs when the sunlight’s path to the moon is blocked by the Earth, with the moon falling in the Earth’s shadow. The total lunar eclipse is all set to occur when the moon passes through the middle of the Earth’s shadow, that will be seen darker though, when the moon is in the Earth’s shadow but not in the shadow’s middle (that is darker than it is on either side).

And the full eclipse will be over 6 hours, the total lunar eclipse 2018 will last for 1 hour and 43 minutes. The eclipse is estimated to begin in India at 11:44 pm IST on Friday night and the total lunar eclipse 2018 is all set to start at 1 am IST. From 1:15 am to 2:43 am, the moon will be in the middle of the Earth’s shadow and will appear reddish in color. The eclipse will continue till 4:58 am, despite the fact, that the effect will not look as great.

The July 2018 lunar eclipse will be the longest one till June 9, 2123. There are many factors for this, one is because of the monsoon moon will be at the farthest point from Earth in its orbit. This will make the moon appear smaller than regular, and much smaller when this will look as the Super Moon (when the moon is at the closest point in its orbit from the Earth). In fact, this phenomenon is regarded as the micro-moon; due to this one appears very small.

The moon in the lunar eclipse is all set to be passing through the middle of the Earth’s shadow, that means this will be spending the maximum time in darkness, thus contributing to the long duration of the eclipse is all set to be long and massive.

What is a Blood Moon

As already been mentioned above, the July 2018 lunar eclipse will be regarded as the Blood Moon, a phenomenon which witness the moon take a reddish hue. This occurred because of the direct sunlight to the moon is blocked by the Earth, the moon goes dark and then reflects the sunlight scattered by the Earth’s atmosphere.

Due to the red wavelengths are scattered less than the blue and violet wavelengths, the sunlight’s red wavelength scattered by the Earth’s atmosphere which also hits the moon, making it appear red from our own idea and perspective.