Weather of Arabia - The astronomical association in Jeddah, on its Twitter page, confirmed that on Friday 5 June 2020, the sky of the Arab region will witness the second eclipse of the moon for this year.
It is a semi- eclipse that lasted for 3 hours and 18 minutes , from (5:45 pm Greenwich) in the evening until (9:04 pm Greenwich) and will not notice a change in the moon as it will be a fully lit pinch.
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When does a lunar-like eclipse occur to the moon?
The lunar eclipse of the moon occurs, according to the statements of the head of the astronomical society in Jeddah, Eng. Majed Abu Zahira, when the moon moves through the faded outer part of the earth’s shadow called (semi-shadow), and during this type of eclipse the moon’s illumination will diminish slightly, but in general the entire disk will remain illuminated by sunlight. During the duration of the eclipse.
This eclipse will occur two days after the moon passes in the perigee, which is the closest point in its orbit from Earth, so its apparent size will appear 3.3% greater than the average.
Stages of the "semi-shadow" eclipse on Friday 5 June 2020
- The lunar eclipse stages will begin with the moon entering the semi-shadow of the earth at 08:45 pm Mecca (5:45 pm GMT), no change will be observed and the moon will look as usual.
- During this time, the moon will reach the full moon moment at 10:12 pm Mecca time (07:12 pm Greenwich Mean Time), and half of its orbit around Earth will be cut during the month, which is the last full moon during the spring and before the summer solstice .
- The lunar eclipse will reach its maximum peak at 10:25 pm local time (7:25 pm GMT) and at that time (57%) of its disk will be located in the semi-shadow of the earth, which is a smaller percentage compared to (90%) in the semi-shadow eclipse (mid Jumada Al-Awal) on January 10th, and even at this stage the moon disk will remain fully lit and no changes may be observed
- This follows the exit of the moon from the Earth's semi-shadow region at 12:04 midnight (9:04 pm GMT) and the eclipse stages end .
It is noteworthy that the eclipse stages will take place at the same time in all regions
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