Date: 6 months ago   Category: Space

Residents of northern regions of Russia will be able to see a private eclipse of the Sun - RIA Novosti, 8/11/2018

MOSCOW, 11 Aug — RIA Novosti. The private eclipse of the Sun which can be seen from northern regions of Russia has begun at 11:02 Moscow time in the Atlantic Ocean near the peninsula of Labrador, at 11:40 Moscow time the penumbra of the Moon will enter on the territory of Russia, moving from Murmansk region the southeast.© RIA Novosti / Said Tsarnaev to Pass into an image bank Russians have uploaded in social networks a photo and video of a lunar eclipse of a century "the Maximum the eclipse reaches in a point with the coordinates of 70,4 degrees of northern latitude, 174,5 degrees of east longitude. The maximum phase of an eclipse on Earth, equal 0,74 will come at 12:46 Moscow time on sunset near Wrangel Island and also on Chukotka (0,736). But even at such phase darkening of the sky won't be visible" — astronomers of the Moscow planetarium note. Solar eclipses occur only when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun (a new moon phase). The eclipse at which the land surface is crossed by only a lunar penumbra (the cone of a shadow and his continuation don't cross the land surface), is called private. Territories of Russia get to the area of visibility of an eclipse, except southwest areas where the Moon will pass in the sky by the Sun, and the peninsula of Chukotka and Kamchatka where the Sun will manage to come for the horizon. Also the North and the East of Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China will get to the area of visibility of an eclipse. In the territory of China at 14:31 Moscow time the solar eclipse on Earth will come to the end. Really beautiful show of a total lunar eclipse was observed on July 27, 2018 and was one of the most interesting and favorable in the European part of Russia for several years. Despite short summer night, the phenomenon was visible since the beginning both up to the end, and only in the northwest areas moon ascended over the horizon in initial phases of an eclipse. In total in the 21st century there will be 225 lunar eclipses, from them 85 — full, and from these full — only six whose duration more than three and a half watch. Your browser doesn't support this format of video.



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