If the sky is clear in your area, you are in for a treat. The century’s longest lunar eclipse is happening now and it will last till morning.
The team of Pakistani scientists will observe the lunar eclipse tonight and the reports will be shared with NASA, according to Geo News.
According to Doctor Hafi, the head scientist, the work of Pakistani scientists will highlight the positive image of the country in the world and our measure will give scientists a breakthrough as even NASA has never measured “Hydro Cyclotron Radius”.
Dr. Hafi says that the moonlight will be before India in Pakistan, so we can give our report first with a 29-minute difference.
According to the Climate Data Processing Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the eclipse will be witnessed from Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica.
If for some reason you are unable to experience it outside, don’t worry its the 21st century, watch it live online.
It will have various stages and all of them will be visible in the country. Seen from the naked eye across the country, the eclipse will last over 100 minutes making it the longest of the century.
The penumbral eclipse has begun tonight at 10:15 pm with its partial phase will kick off at 11:24 pm and the total eclipse will be visible at 12:30 am.
“Meanwhile, the greatest eclipse will be visible at 01-22 PST on July 28 which is going to be a historical moment,” the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) official said.
Later its partial phase will start at 03:19 am, and the penumbral eclipse will end by 4:29 am. Mostly a lunar eclipse occurs twice or thrice a year, but this one will be rare owing to its long duration and visibility from globally.
A lunar eclipse is perfectly safe to watch with the naked eye so grab binoculars and cherish your eyes.