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Solar and Lunar Eclipses Worldwide – June 2020

The year 2020 is full of astronomical events. We witnessed this year’s last supermoon in May, and June is going to be great for sky gazers because both lunar and solar eclipse are set to take over the sky. The lunar eclipse will take place on June 5-6 and thus the solar eclipse will take place on June 21, 2020.

  • Eclipse occurs when the Earth or the Moon gets in the way of the Sun’s light.
  • It is always advised to wear protective glasses while witnessing a solar eclipse.

June 5-6 Lunar eclipse: Date and time

In the light of a study by www.timeanddate.com, You will see the Moon darker in the full period of this penumbral lunar eclipse in Asia , Australia , Europe, and Africa, the second of the four eclipses in 2020.

Remember that because it’s a penumbral eclipse, it can be difficult to see, because the Moon is only going to be a little bit fainter.

Is this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Manila and some other part of the Philippines? YES!


Source: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/philippines/manila

Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Manila
Begins: Sat, 6 Jun 2020, 01:45
Maximum: Sat, 6 Jun 2020, 03:24 -0.41 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, 6 Jun 2020, 05:04
Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes

June 21 Solar eclipse: Date and time

In the light of a study by www.timeanddate.com, The annular solar eclipse will be apparent from parts of South/East Europe, Much of Asia, North in Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean on 21 June.

  • Never gaze directly at the Sun. You can get your eyes badly injured, and even blind. The only safe option is proper eye protection, like eclipse glasses or a Sun filter. Neither do sunglasses work.
Is this Annular Solar Eclipse visible in Manila and some other part of the Philippines? Unfortunately NO! But… Will a Partial Solar eclipse visible? YES!

This solar eclipse’s annular phase is not visible in Manila but weather permitting, it can be seen as a partial solar eclipse.


Source: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/philippines/manila

Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Manila
Begins: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 15:01
Maximum: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 16:22 0.75 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 17:31
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

“An Eclipse Never Comes Alone! A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse. Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.”

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