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A lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon are in aligned in almost exactly a straight line such that the Earth's shadow falls on the Moon. Lunar eclipses can occur only on full moons, but not all full moons have a lunar eclipse. A total lunar eclipse will occur on 26 May, 2021. It will be only a penumbral eclipse in most of India and will not be noticeable. The end of the umbral phase will be observation from the north east region and southern parts of West Bengal.

Live streaming of the eclipse from Hawaii via IUCAA SciPOP YouTube Channel

Further information about this event could be found on the following pages:

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