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Thursday, December 6, 2012

2013, A season of Lunar Eclipses

2013 brings two lunar eclipses in India

Press Trust of India | Updated: December 06, 2012 16:08 IST

Indore: Year 2013 will witness five eclipses, at least two out of which will be visible in India.

A partial lunar eclipse on April 25 and a penumbral lunar eclipse on October 18 would be seen from the country.

"We will be providing telescopic facilities to sky-enthusiasts for these celestial events," Madhya Pradesh's state Jiwaji Observatory, Ujjain, Superintendent Rajendra Prakash Gupt said in a statement.

He said, besides, a penumbral lunar eclipse would occur on May 25, an annular solar eclipse on May 10 and a hybrid solar eclipse on November 3 - which would not be visible from India.

Source: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/2013-brings-two-lunar-eclipses-in-india-301942

 

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GS Virdi