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Mysureans witness Micro Lunar Eclipse
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Mysureans witness Micro Lunar Eclipse

The much-awaited, amazing, astronomical feast is eventually done ! People were very eager to know whether natural calamities and catastrophes may occur due to this event. Fortunately, it did not happen! The sky was absolutely clear in the beginning, say at around 9.45 pm, but it troubled the sky-gazers and astronomers throughout the night creating…

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the century on July 27, 28
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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the century on July 27, 28

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer None can forget the mesmerising Supermoon, Bloodmoon, Total Lunar Eclipse that occurred on January 31 this year! This astronomical occurrence was memorable and millions witnessed this spectacular spectacle. Analogously, on July 27 and 28, Indians are really privileged to witness a regular ‘Total Lunar Eclipse.’ This eclipse will…

Once in a Blue Moon
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Once in a Blue Moon

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer Sky-watchers will get a rare treat on Jan. 31: A Super Moon, a Blood Moon, a Blue Moon and a total lunar eclipse. A Super Moon eventuates when the Full Moon is at the closest point of its orbit to the Earth, which is also called the perigee….

SUPERMOON: Exciting Celestial Feast tonight
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SUPERMOON: Exciting Celestial Feast tonight

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer On Dec.3, the Moon will pass by Earth at a distance of 357,987 kilometres. This is known as lunar perigee and a normal lunar perigee averaging a distance of 357,492 kilometres happens once every orbital period. This event can be referred as ‘Supermoon.’ The term ‘Supermoon’ was coined…

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