Stargazers Enjoy Lunar Eclipse Across Parts of Europe and Asia

Most of Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia was treated to a spectacular partial lunar eclipse. The phenomenon occurs when the moon moves through the outer part of the Earth's shadow, blocking part of the sunlight from reaching the moon and causing it to appear larger than normal.

The partial eclipse lasted for one hour and 55 minutes.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse.

 

August 08, 2017

Sources:` NBC

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