Lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan will last for about four hours and five minutes and will be visible from India as well alongside few other countries.
Lunar Eclipse, also known as “Chandra Grahan” in Hindi, is all set to take place tonight. It will be visible across major parts of the world, including India. The ‘lunar eclipse January 2020’ will start tonight at 10:32PM IST, and will end on January 11, at 2:42AM IST. For those uninitiated, lunar eclipse is a phenomenon where the celestial bodies such as Earth, Moon and Sun align themselves in a straight line.
Apart from India, it can also be seen from Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic region, North America and the eastern part of South America. Those interested in watching the celestial event should note that the lunar eclipse can be seen with naked eyes as no special equipment is needed. For those unaware, a lunar eclipse happens when the Sun, the Earth, and the Moon are aligned in a line and the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon blocking the sunlight from reaching the Moon.