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Total lur eclipse to be visible from NE

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

THE TIMINGS

* The eclipse will begin on 4th April at 15:45 hours

* It will be seen from many Northeast parts of the country like Aizwal, Dibrugarh, Imphal, Itagar, Kohima, Tezu etc.

* The total duration of the eclipse will be 3 h 30 m.

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, March 26: A total eclipse of the moon will occur on April 4 (Saturday) and the totality phase will be seen at the time of moonrise from many places in the Northeast.

In India, the initial umbral phase of the eclipse will not be seen. At the time of moonrise, the totality phases of the eclipse will be visible from the extreme Northeastern region of India and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The rest of the country will only see the partial eclipse.

The eclipse will occur from 15.45 hours to 19.15 hours Indian Standard Time (IST).

It will be seen from many places in the Northeast including Aizwal, Dibrugarh, Imphal, Itagar, Tezu and Kohima.

The eclipse will be visible in the region covering eastern Asia, Australia, North America, western half of South America, Antarctica, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

The totality of this eclipse will last for a very short duration. The eclipse will begin on 4th April at 15:45 hours. The totality will begin at 17:24 hours and it will end at 17:36 hours. The eclipse will end at 19:15 hours. The total duration of the eclipse will be 3 hrs 30 min.

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