The third penumbral lunar eclipse of the year will take place on Sunday next.
The first penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020 was on January 10, followed by the other on June 5-6 and now its time for the third one.
On June 21, 2020, the world witnessed an annual solar eclipse of the season.
During the penumbral lunar eclipse, the moon might appear darker than a usual full moon in North America, South America, and Africa during the maximum phase of this penumbral lunar eclipse.
It will be visible in South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
It will not be visible in New Delhi, as it is below the horizon during the eclipse.
The total duration of the eclipse is 2 hours, 45 minutes.
Because it is a penumbral lunar eclipse, it will be hard to spot and skywatchers won’t be able to differentiate it from a full moon.
The only distinguishing factor will be that the moon will appear darker.