Lunar Eclipse

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi April 15, 2014

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • US sky-watchers ready for total lunar eclipse today April 15, 2014

    Florida: Night owls and early risers in North America can watch a rare celestial event on Tuesday as the Earth's sunset-hued shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color to bright orange, depending on local weather conditions. The lunar eclipse will unfold over three hours beginning at 1:58 am EDT...
  • Watch live: Rare 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipse April 15, 2014

    A total lunar eclipse visible from North America will begin early in the morning of April 15 at about 2 AM EDT (11:30 AM IST). In this rare celestial show on Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its colour from bright orange to blood red to brown,...
  • Rare blood red lunar eclipse to unfold on Tuesday April 14, 2014

    Florida: Night owls and early risers in North America will be able to watch a rare celestial show on Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color from bright orange to blood red to brown, depending on local weather conditions. The lunar eclipse will unfold over three hours...
  • Treat for sky gazers: Partial lunar eclipse on Thursday April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Sky gazers can look forward to a partial lunar eclipse that will take place Thursday and will be first of the three eclipses of 2013, officials said on Wednesday. Earth's shadow will cover one per cent of the moon and will just touch the moon's limb. The moon...
  • Lunar eclipse leaves enthusiasts spellbound December 10, 2011

    New Delhi: This year's last total lunar eclipse on Saturday presented a celestial spectacle for people all over the country, including those in the national capital, in the predusk hours. In a clear sky over the national capital, the full moon slowly slipped into the earth's darker shadow starting just after...
  • Longest lunar eclipse on Saturday December 10, 2011

    Hyderabad: There will be a total lunar eclipse on Saturday which will last for 52 minutes. It will be the longest till 2018, according to the Planetary Society, India. India is the best place to watch the eclipse as it will be visible from various parts of the country in...
  • Total lunar eclipse on Saturday December 7, 2011

    New Delhi: With the year's last lunar eclipse on Saturday, and the next only after three years, citizens can look forward to a view of the moon turning a dramatic red with two free public observations being organised in the capital. The first is being arranged by the Amateur Astronomers Association...
  • Total lunar eclipse on December 10 December 5, 2011

    Hyderabad: The last total lunar eclipse of the year will occur on December 10 and it will be visible in nearly half the world, including India, scientists have said. However, this phenomenon may not be as dark as the eclipse on June 15. But a crisp winter night may provide...
  • Longest lunar eclipse: when the moon turned red June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The moon turned a shade of red on Wednesday diving into the darkest centre of the earth's shadow in the century's longest and darkest lunar eclipse. This beautiful spectacle was visible all throughout the country. The century's longest total lunar eclipse lasted 100 minutes, starting at just before...
  • Google doodles the total lunar eclipse June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: To mark the longest and the darkest lunar eclipse of the century Google has put up an animated and interactive doodle. The lunar eclipse Google doodle shows the various phases of the lunar eclipse that can be accessed through a seek bar. The doodle is also Google's first...
  • Watch live: The total lunar eclipse June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The night of June 1516 witnesses the longest and darkest lunar eclipse of the century and you can watch it live here. The total lunar eclipse begins at 00:52:30 IST and will end at 02:32:42 IST. While the partial eclipse will begin at 23:52:56 IST and end at 03:32:15...
  • YouTube to live stream the total lunar eclipse June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The night of June 1516 will witness the longest and darkest lunar eclipse of the century and Google will bring it live to your browser via YouTube. Google's official YouTube channel will live webcast the celestial event from 11:30 PM (IST) June 15 to 3:30 AM (IST) June 16....
  • Longest, darkest lunar eclipse of the century June 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The longest and darkest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur tomorrow, giving sky enthusiasts all over the country an opportunity to witness the event. An unusually long lunar eclipse with the Moon immersed deeply inside the umbral (darker) shadow of the Earth will occur tomorrow, Nehru...
  • One of the longest lunar eclipses on June 15 June 12, 2011

    Kolkata: One of the longest total lunar eclipses will occur on the night of June 15 and will be visible everywhere in India. The celestial event, the first lunar eclipse this year, will be best visible almost near the zenith, according to Director (Research and Academics), MP Birla planetarium DP...
  • Rare midnight solar eclipse on June 12 May 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The second partial solar eclipse of 2011 will happen on June 1. The eclipse will not cover India but can be seen from the high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. The eclipse begins at sunrise in Siberia and northern China at about 00:55:18 IST and the maximum eclipse will...
  • Lunar Eclipse: Celestial treat after 372 years December 21, 2010

    New Delhi: A total lunar eclipse on Tuesday will be the last eclipse of 2010. The eclipse will however not be visible in India. The winter solstice will coincide with total lunar eclipse after 372 years. Though the eclipse will happen during day time in India, sky gazers in other parts of...
  • Superstitious? Lunar eclipse ushers in the New Year December 30, 2009

    The New Year is a little over a day away and many are waiting to kickstart 2010 with a bang but there is a slight dampener this time. With a lunar eclipse ushering in the New Year, Deepa Balakrishnan reports on the superstitions that have eclipsed the celebrations. ...
  • Partial lunar eclipse on Sunday August 16, 2008

    New Delhi: On Saturday around midnight to early Sunday, earth will witness a partial lunar eclipse. In a partial lunar eclipse, the moon appears murky red when it comes in the shadow of earth. At 2353 (IST) on Saturday, moon will enter the lighter shadow (penumbra) of the earth and the...
  • Total lunar eclipse on Aug 28, India to get a glimpse August 25, 2007

    New Delhi: A total eclipse of the moon will occur in the evening of August 28, 2007 from 1421 hrs to 1754 hrs (IST). However, only the parts of northeast India would manage to get a glimpse only towards the end as it would take place during the day. The moon would...
  • Stargazers watch total lunar eclipse March 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The Gods seemed to be playing Holi too. People across the globe saw the moon turn red on Sunday morning in a rare total lunar eclipse. It turned red, then gray, then orange the first total lunar eclipse in nearly three years thrilled stargazers and astronomers around...
  • Heavens celebrate Holi with lunar eclipse March 4, 2007

    New Delhi: This year, even the heavens were celebrating Holi, with the first lunar eclipse of the year starting at 0300 hrs, IST on Sunday. It was a total eclipse, and the moon turned a variety of colours during the various stages of the phenomenon, visible from all parts of...
  • Partial lunar eclipse on Thursday September 6, 2006

    New Delhi: India will be among a few parts of the world to get a celestial treat on Thursday when the September Full Moon undergoes a partial eclipse. The partial eclipse will occur from 23.35 hrs (IST) of September 7 to 01.08 hrs (IST) of September 8 and it...