October 28, 2020

The eclipse of the Moon this Sunday will be visible from Spain – La Provincia


This Sunday, July 5, will take place a penumbral eclipse of the Moon, which will be visible in much of the world, including Spain.

The start of the twilight eclipse will take place at 3.07 hours UTC (5.07 peninsular Spanish time) and will be visible in Africa, southern and western Europe, South America, southern and eastern North America and the southern Pacific.

The phenomenon, whose maximum will be about 4.28 hours (6.28 in Spain)It will end at 5.49 a.m. (7.49 PST), being visible in its final stages in the extreme west of Africa, America and the Pacific.

As explained by National Astronomical Observatory (OAN), this is the third penumbral eclipse of the Moon of this 2020. The first took place on January 10 and there was another on June 5. Both were visible from Spain. The eclipse of this July 5 will not be the last, since there will be another on November 30.

To this new eclipse the annular of Sol of the past June 21 is added, which was not visible in Spain, and the total solar eclipse that will occur on December 14, which cannot be seen from Spain either.

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