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The lunar eclipse that will occur on November 19, 2021, is the longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years and will be visible from parts of Northeast India.
Lunar Eclipse Timings
The partial eclipse will start at 12.48 pm and end at 4.17 pm on November 19. The total duration of this eclipse will be 3 hours 28 minutes and 24 seconds, making it the longest in 580 years. The maximum partial eclipse will be visible at 2.34 pm as 97 percent of the moon will be covered by the Earth’s shadow. The last time a partial lunar eclipse of such length occurred was on February 18, 1440, and the next time a similar phenomenon can be witnessed will be on February 8, 2669. The last lunar eclipse was on July 27, 2018.
Where will it be visible?
The penumbral eclipse will be visible from a few areas in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. It will also be visible from UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Odisha but it can be seen only briefly from these places.
The partial Lunar eclipse will be visible from North America, South America, eastern Asia, Australia, and the Pacific region.
The moon is likely to appear blood-red in color, which happens when the red beams of the sunlight pass through the Earth’s atmosphere and get least deflected and fall on the moon.
When is the next lunar eclipse?
The next lunar eclipse will be on May 16, 2022, but it will not be visible from India. The next lunar eclipse to be visible from India will be on November 8, 2022.

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