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A study led by an astrobiologist at Washington State University has found that there may have been life on the Moon many years ago

There might once have been life on... the Moon? Yes, say researchers

To a lesser degree, viewers in western Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia will be able to see the eclipse. "The moon will remain in a very faint penumbral shadow for about an hour after that, but this is typically too light a shadow for the naked eye to notice the difference between that and the full moon that follows." 2.

The duration of the full eclipse will be about one hour and 43 minutes, according to NASA. While a lunar eclipse occurrence is not a rare one, the perceptions surrounding it differ world over.

Get ready for the century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday night! The total phase will end at 12:13am just after midnight on Saturday, July 28. The partial eclipse will begin at 11.55 pm. During this event, it's not risky to look up at the moon. Europeans from the Middle Ages have a belief that children conceived at the time of a lunar eclipse would bring evil to the family.

There is strong evidence of a large amount of water in the lunar mantle that is thought to have been deposited very early on in the Moon's formation, researchers said. It is safe to look at the spectacle without any additional protection. The Kerala State Science and Technology Museum (KSSTM) in the state capital is making arrangements for viewing the eclipse using telescopes.

So how can people partake the spectacular view on offer?

Some parts of North-east India may not be able see the entire lunar eclipse. "There is also no air pollution to dim the sight on the night". The bulletin said the monsoon currents were weak, which leaves open the prospect of clear skies.

"You don't get many chances".

The moon will rise in the south-east first, at around 8:50pm in London, and the eclipse will continue until early on Saturday.

The total eclipse - when the moon is fully inside the red-hued umbra of Earth - starts at 19:30 UT and ends at 21:13 UT.

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The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21 century occurs on July 27 - this is what you need to know.

A blood red moon lights up the sky during a total lunar eclipse seen from Auckland in 2015.

This lunar eclipse will be soft north of the Earth's shadow, and it might be the longest eclipse for this time.

A total lunar eclipse happens when Earth takes position in a straight line between the moon and sun, blotting out the direct sunlight that normally makes our satellite glow whitish-yellow. "A narrow strip of the Moon turns ash-blue colour", he added. A partial lunar eclipse will take place July 16, 2019.

Although the research does not say that there was ever life on the Moon surely but contested that Moon's conditions tens of millions of years at a time would have made life possible there.

When and where one could see the lunar eclipse on July 27? Looking directly at that light requires special glasses to protect the eyes from the sun's brightness. It will occur on July 27 and it going to be unique.

This eclipse happens to coincide with the moon's apogee, a point in the moon's orbit where it is farthest from the earth.

Look at the Moon today and you'll see a barren rock, but that might not always have been the case.

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