Lunar, Solar eclipses 2021: Date, time, where to watch | Here’s the complete list

In our country eclipses have a lot of religious and astrological importance as well as scientific significance. So, we will tell you when will the lunar and solar eclipse take place this year.

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New Delhi: In the year 2021, we will be able to witness two lunar and two solar eclipses. The first eclipse will be a lunar eclipse or the Blood Moon which will take place on May 26, 2021. The Full Moon will pass through the Earth’s dark umbral shadow.

In our country eclipses have a lot of religious and astrological importance as well as scientific significance. So, we will tell you when will the lunar and solar eclipse take place this year.

New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, London, Colombo, Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Singapore are some of the popular cities where Total Lunar Eclipse would be visible.

May 26: Total Lunar Eclipse

The first total lunar eclipse of 2021 will happen on May 26 and it will be visible in East Asia, Australia, Pacific and Americas. The eclipse will not be visible in India. This year’s first total lunar eclipse will start at 2:17 am as per Indian Standard Timing (IST) and be visible until 7:19 pm.

June 10:  Annular Solar Eclipse

The first solar eclipse will take place after around 14 days of the lunar eclipse on June 10. But, this will not be fully visible in India, just like the lunar eclipse. The event will begin at 01:42 PM and will last until 06:41 PM.

November 19: Partial Lunar Eclipse

The second lunar eclipse of the year will occur on November 19, 2021. People based in America, Northern-Europe, East-Asia, Australia and Pacific will be able to witness the second lunar eclipse of 2021. A partial lunar eclipse happens when the Earth moves between the sun and moon. The event will start at 11:32 AM (IST) and will last until 17:33 am.

December 4: Total Solar Eclipse

The fourth eclipse of the year will appear on December 4. This celestial event will not be visible in India, and it will only be visible from South America, the Pacific, the Atlantic, parts of the Indian Ocean and Antarctica. The total eclipse happens when the Moon completely blocks the Sun and casts a shadow over Earth.

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