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Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon to Occur on 27th July 2018 in Pakistan and Other Countries

Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon to Occur on 27th July 2018 in Pakistan and Other Countries


Sumera Saeed | category: Lunar Eclipse in Pakistan

Complete Details about Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon 2018 on July 27

Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon to Occur on 27th July 2018 in Pakistan and Other Countries  . On 27th July, 2018 skywatchers across the world will witness the longest total lunar eclipse or chand grahan of the 21st century. .This time there will be total eclipse with the blood moon in July, 2018 and the whole world except the U.S, will witness the moon turning into red.

The total phase of the darkness of the moon on Friday 27th July will last for 1 hour and 43 minutes, during which Earth’s natural satellite will turn a spectacular red or ruddy-brown color. From start to finish, the entire celestial event will last nearly 4 hours.

This time the blood moon or chand grahan will be a too different view than the 2017 solar eclipse, which darkened the skies for a few minutes as the moon passed in front of the sun.

The Friday, July 27 eclipse will be fully visible for 1 hour and 43 minutes and partially visible for 3 hours and 55 minutes from parts of South Africa and most of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

During the eclipse, Earth’s shadow obstructs the sun’s light, which otherwise reflects off the moon. A total lunar eclipse takes place when Earth’s dark umbral shadow finally covers the moon.

In July, Mars will also be the closest to Earth in 15 years and will appear brighter and larger.

This eclipse will be the second total lunar eclipse in 2018, after the one on 31st January.

Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon to Occur on 27th July 2018 in Pakistan and Other Countries

Visibility of Lunar Eclipse 2018

The eclipse or blood moon will not be visible in North America and will have to wait until July 2020 to witness a lunar eclipse, according to NASA, The continents including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East will be able to witness the longest blood moon of the 21st century.

Visibility of Lunar Eclipse 2018 in Pakistan and India:

The eclipse, blood moon, or chand grahan will be visible in Pakistan on 27th July. It will be visible in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan and other cities.

In India, the moon will also be visible for 1 hour and 43 minutes. It can be seen entirety in India at around 1.52 am on 28th June, and last till 2.43 am.

Total duration and time:

The longest duration of totality would be 1 Hour, 42 Minutes. It will start nearly at 10:14 PM PST and will last at 4:28 AM.

No worries for your eyes

Unlike with solar eclipses, you can watch the lunar eclipse with bared eyes there will be absolutely no risk to your eyesight. However, binoculars or a small telescope will be used to watch the details in the lunar surface.

Upcoming Lunar and Solar Eclipses 2018

In the year 2018 there will be five eclipses, 3 solar eclipses and 2 lunar eclipses.

The first lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan, occurred on 31st January and gave way for a super blue blood moon, while the second lunar eclipse will be on 27th July.

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5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018

5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018


Sumera Saeed | category: Events

5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018.  Today we will talk about the upcoming events in Pakistan and other countries of the world. In 2018 there will be a number of events to enjoy but today here we are talking about the 5 biggest upcoming events in 2018 that will hold in Pakistan and other countries. So here are the 5 biggest upcoming events in 2018.

PSL 3

PSL-3

 

The biggest cricket event Pakistan Super League third edition or PSL 3 is all set to kick off on 22nd February in Dubai. This year the final match of PSL 3 will be played in Karachi on 25th March.  This year there will be 7 teams participating in the PSL 3 including,

  1. Islamabad United
  2. Multan Sultan
  3. Quetta Gladiators
  4. Peshawar Zalmi
  5. Karachi Kings
  6. Lahore Qalandars
  7. Mainstreaming Militants

Elections 2018

Elections-2018

Yes, 2018 is the year of elections in Pakistan. This year a new government will be formed in Pakistan. ECP has assured the timely elections in Pakistan that are most probably will held in September 2018. This year there will be a new system for vote casting. So let us see who will be the next on the helm of affairs.

FIFA World Cup 2018

FIFA-World-Cup-2018

 

The biggest football event namely the FIFA World Cup will be held in June 2018 in Russia. This year 32 national teams will participate in the FIFA World 2018.  In order to make the fans of Smartphone and football more enthusiastic, Vivo being the FIFA World Cup sponsor, has introduced the Vivo X20 FIFA World Cup Edition 2018 smartphone.

The Royal Wedding

Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markle

 

Yes once again there will be a royal wedding and this year Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in a biggest ceremony which will be in May 2018.

Visit to Sun and Moon

Moon

This year the space probers will also probe in to the sun. NASA plans to touch the Sun in 2018 as its Parker Solar Probe is ready for its journey. On the other hand the startup of Silicon Valley, Moon Express said that it will surely land a spacecraft on the Moon in 2018.

Hope you would enjoy more on these events in 2018.

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NASA to Launch Sounding Rocket to Release Artificial Clouds


Sumera Saeed | category: News

It is reported that NASA is all set to launch the sounding rocket on Saturday in order to release artificial clouds.

The sounding rocket by NASA will release the red, blue and green artificial clouds. NASA plans to launch the Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket on 31st May but was unable to launch it due to poor weather as the clear skies are needed to view the blue-green and red artificial clouds.

The purpose of launching the sounding rocket is to test a new deployment system to support space studies.

According to the report of US Space Agency the launch window on Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is 4:26 – 4:41 a.m. EDT ( 1:56-2.11 p.m India time). The total flight time of the sounding rocket will be of nearly eight minutes.  The freight will land in the Atlantic Ocean about 90 miles from Wallops Island and will not be recovered.

These artificial clouds can be witnessed from New York to North California.

Third and Final Supermoon 2016 with Geminid Meteor Shower to Occur on 14th December

Third and Final Supermoon 2016 with Geminid Meteor Shower to Occur on 14th December


Sumera Saeed | category: News

Third and Final Supermoon 2016 with Geminid Meteor Shower to Occur on 14th December

People have witnessed the supermoon in November but it was not the final supermoon of 2016. The third and final supermoon 2016 is to occur on 14th December along with Geminid meteor showers.

The moon will appear 14 per cent bigger on the same day it become full and 30 per cent brighter than the usual. The moon will closer to earth than it has in decades. This will be the final supermoon of the year 2016, the first occurred on 14th October, the second was on 14th November, and the third and final will be at the night of 13-14 December. The next supermoon will occur in 2034.

There will be additional treat for the viewers, the supermoon will occur along with Geminid meteor shower.

The Geminids are an annual meteor shower triggered by the 3200 Phaethon asteroid. Its orbit carries it very close to the sun, producing its surface material to smash and break off. The Earth passes over this space rubble every December, which burns up as hits our atmosphere. These are the meteors visible in our sky.

Nasa said that the Geminid meteor shower will start from 14th to 16th December. On the other hand the brightness of supermoon will make it harder to witness the visibility of meteor showers.

 Where to see?

Space gazers can observe in the Northern Hemisphere than the southern Hemisphere and if you are lucky you can witness the meteor showers and shooting stars every hour on the night of 13-14 December.



Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016


Sumera Saeed | category: Lunar Eclipse in Pakistan

Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

The Lunar Eclipse, Chand Grahan is to take place on Friday Night in Pakistan and India

There will be full Moon and the lunar eclipse or  Chand Grahan on 16th September 2016. The final Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 will be witnessed by the people around the world.

The continents including Europe, Australia, Asia, West in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica, and Africa will see the Harvest moon eclipse (In skylore, the Harvest Moon is the full moon nearby to the autumn equinox, usually occurs in September, may also happens in October depending on occasion) on Friday night, whereas South America and North America will not be able to see the third and final chand grahan of the year 2016.

The people will living in South America and North America will have to wait until 2017 for watching the Lunar Eclipse.

The full moon in September, named as harvest moon because it’s a time when farmers are all set to harvest their crops.

The full moon in September had also got different names like the Barley Moon, the Worm Moon, the Full Corn Moon and the Crow Moon.

The third chand Grahan of the year 2016 will be a Penumbral lunar eclipse (A penumbral lunar eclipse happens when the Sun, Earth, and Moon arrange in almost in a straight line.) and will different from a total eclipse.Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

In the third lunar eclipse or chand grahan 2016 the full moon will pass through the umbra, or the blackest part of the Earth’s shadow, and the moon will turn into red and orange color.

Time of Third Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The third lunar eclipse 2016 will be visible to everyone without any special equipment. In other words people will see the chand grahan with their eyes. The penumbral lunar eclipse will happen at Friday night, 16th September 2016, starting at 09:55 pm.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 in Pakistan:

The lunar eclipse or chand grahan will be visible in the different cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Multan and other cities.

The duration of the Lunar Eclipse in Pakistan will be of 3 hours. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that the lunar eclipse will occur in the country starting from 09:55 pm and will last nearly at 1:54 PM. So the duration of chand grahan will be exactly three hours, 59 minutes and 16 seconds.

The weather may cause hurdle during the witness of the lunar eclipse in Pakistan but the sky will clear in different regions of the country including, Upper Punjab, Sind, South Punjab Balochistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, according to PMD.

A detailed map provided by NASA shows the complete information regarding Lunar eclipse 2016.

Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

Lunar Eclipse in Lahore:

Well for the desperate Lahories the chand grahan will be visible in Lahore as the weather condition is good. The full moon will be there and the people of Lahore will witness the entire moon eclipse.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 in India:

The Lunar eclipse or chand grahan 2016 will also be visible in the different cities of India including, New Delhi, Pune, Agra, Uttar Pardesh, Hyderabad,  Telangana and other cities.

The chand grahan in India will took place at 10:24 PM of Friday night and will end at 2:23 am.

First Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The first Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 had occurred in March and was witnessed by the people of several countries including United States, Canada, Iceland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Norway, Australia and other countries of the region.

Second Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The second Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 occurred on 18th August 2016, but most of the viewers were not able to witness the Chand Grahan because according to monitoring agencies, the Lunar Eclipse was nearly be visually unnoticeable. Only the viewers in Pacific Ocean near continents Australia and the Americas were to witness the Chand Grahan. The monitoring agencies had said that the chances of seeing Lunar Eclipse were very rare.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 Visibility in different Countries of the World:

The lunar eclipse or chand Grahan will be visible in different countries of the world of the world including Kuwait, Singapore, Jerusalem, Israel, Kazakhstan, Cairo, Egypt, etc.