Lunar eclipse on July 27: This is the second time in this year after January, people can see with the naked eye which started from 10.45 pm on July 27 to 4.59 am on July 28 as early hours of the day. On this day, the earth will cast its shadow on Moon which will radiate a scarlet red colour.
The alignment is in the order of Sun, Earth, and Moon. As mentioned early that this is the second and also it is a longest lunar eclipse. People can see the total eclipse and partial for a long time. The magnitude of this eclipse is 1.609 and the penumbral magnitude is 2.679.
According to the report by the space experts, the eclipse will last for an hour and 43 minutes which will be visible in India. Also, it is full moon day on July 27.
Brief explanation: This lunar eclipse invisible to the naked eye from 10.45 pm to 4.59 am on July 28, Saturday. This will be two part as early mentioned that noticeable umbral phase begins at 11.54 pm and ends at 3.49 am. The totality phase will start at 1 am and end at 2.43 am.
How to capture this with a smartphone
Most of us like to capture this wonder on our smartphone, those who all wish to capture this event would know some details on before taking a snap.
According to the timeandate.com, this is for the people of New Delhi, they can see this event at around 10:40 pm on Friday. In Chennai, people can witness this from 01:00 am to 02:43 am on July 28.
DSLR users who have telephoto lens would be able to capture a better snap. Smartphone users also can able to capture this Lunar Eclipse and Blood moon. Use External lens, mobile tripod, check with Pro mode and HDR mode, Lock focus and exposure for a great image of your own! Please note that to Turn off the flash which will disturb the natural light.
The fact to Know:
The total duration of the eclipse is 6 hours, 14 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 12 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 43 minutes.
The times displayed are accurate within 2-3 seconds.