Total Lunar Eclipse 2018 (Chand Grahan) To Be In January. The total Lunar Eclipse (chand grahan) 2018 is all set to occur in January. In the year 2018 there will be five eclipses, 3 solar eclipses and 2 lunar eclipses.
The first lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan, will take place on 31st January while the second lunar eclipse will be on 27th July.
The first lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan, which take place on Wednesday 31st January, will be a blood moon because it will change its color to red and will be visible in large parts of US, northeastern Europe, Russia, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific, and Australia.
Lunar eclipses take placce when Earth’s shadow bars the sun’s light, which otherwise reflects off the moon. There are three types of lunar eclipses including total, partial and penumbral.
The most impressive is a total lunar eclipse, in which Earth’s shadow fully covers the moon and it turns red. According to NASA the exact color that the moon comes out depends on the quantity of dust and clouds in the atmosphere, if there are extra elements in the atmosphere, from say a recent volcanic eruption, the moon will appear a darker shade of red.
Visibility of Lunar Eclipse 2018
The first lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan will be witnessed by the people across the world living in Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic and Antarctica.
Total duration of Lunar Eclipse 2018
The lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan will be for 5 hours and 17 minutes. The totality of the lunar eclipse will last for 1 hour and 16 minutes and the color of the Moon will change to red.
Time of Lunar Eclipse 2018
The time of lunar eclipse 2018, chand grahan
Pakistan– 6:30 pm
Delhi– 6:56 pm
Los Angeles– 5:26 am
New York – 8:26 am
London– 1:26 pm
Sydney– 11:26 pm
Total Lunar Eclipse 2018 in Pakistan
The lunar eclipse 2018or chand grahan will be visible in the different cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Multan and other cities. The duration of the Lunar Eclipse 2018 in Pakistan will be for 5 hours and 17 minutes
Total Lunar Eclipse 2018 in Lahore
The blood moon or total lunar eclipse 2018 will fully visible in Lahore on 31st January.
No Special Equipment Required
Unlike solar eclipses, observing a total lunar eclipse 2018 or chand grahan, you do not need any special equipment. Lunar eclipses are safe to watch with the naked eyes. However, binoculars or a small telescope will be used to watch the details in the lunar surface.
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