The Russians will be able to see the lunar Eclipse in almost the entire territory of the country
The moon will pass through the Northern part of the earth’s shadow, which is maximally absorbed in her South edge of the quarter disk.
TASS, 7 Aug. Partial lunar Eclipse Monday in good weather can be seen with the naked eye almost on the whole territory of Russia, TASS was told by the lecturer of the St. Petersburg planetarium, an employee of the Department of celestial mechanics, SPbSU Maria Boruch.
The Eclipse of August 7 will be seen throughout Russia, with the exception of Chukotka and Kamchatka, where it will be morning. The Eclipse will take place from 20:24 to 22:19 GMT, the maximum phase — at 21:20 GMT. The moon will pass through the Northern part of the earth’s shadow, which is maximally absorbed in her South edge of the quarter disk.
“This is a long and quite interesting phenomenon, it can be observed in a telescope or binoculars and with the naked eye. It will be available to all, importantly, lucky with the weather,” said Boruch.
As previously reported, in Moscow, the Eclipse in good weather can be seen in the telescopes of the Moscow planetarium. The next lunar Eclipse will occur on 31 January 2018, it will be seen by the residents of all Russian regions, except the Western and South-Western areas.