Lunar Eclipse Tonight

June 16, 2011 by staff 

Lunar Eclipse TonightLunar Eclipse Tonight, The Sultanate and the Arab region will witness tonight’s total lunar eclipse will last 100 minutes. The phenomenon is one of the great astronomical phenomena this year. Marwan Anwar Shuwaiki, Supervisor of the Dome of Astronomy with the DOP and the members of the Arab Union of Space Science, said the lunar eclipse occurs when the full moon they become very close to the knot of his career climbing around earth. It will be behind the earth across the sun. The moon will be affected by the long shadow of the earth that will remain obscured by the moon about 100 minutes at 23.22 pm this afternoon at 01.002 Thursday, local time.

He added that this lunar eclipse is not visible especially if you’re watching from the crowded city. He added that the eclipse will begin when the moon enters the shadow and eat at 21.24 pm, Muscat of time. The moon will enter the shadow zone at 22.23 hours total, complete darkness of the shadow areas of the earth. At 23.22, the Moon is completely in full shade and color will appear completely dark. They become darker when it is in the center of the shadow at 00.13, the maximum eclipse. At this point the counter count for the eclipse starts.

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