SPACE conducted India’s biggest public watch for Total Lunar Eclipse


SPACE is proud to have conducted The biggest Observation of TLE in India
30 OBSERVATIONS. 8 CITIES OVER INDIA. 12700 PARTICIPANTS
‘Blue Moon Supermoon Blood Red Moon -Total Lunar Eclipse’ on Jan 31st 2018 Public Observation conducted by SPACE at India Gate

A triple Lunar event – ‘Supermoon – Blue Moon – Total eclipse of the Moon occurred on Wednesday 31 January, 2018 from about 6:00pm to 9:30pm.

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SPACE India conducted public observation of this rare and viewing worthy phenomenon, a Total Lunar Eclipse, on 31st January 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at 30 different observations at 8 various locations across India – making it overall one of the largest public outreach efforts in the whole world for observing eclipses! SPACE India also conducted a special observation for the public at India Gate, New Delhi which was attended by public in huge numbers.

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 16 minutes (in Full Eclipse phase), in a deep total eclipse. The eclipse was visible from all over India, but at moonrise the moon was already in partial eclipse while rising.

OBSERVATIONS
SPACE conducted observations for public and for schools at multiple cities.
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