The November 8 total lunar eclipse will be the last for the next three years. The next lunar eclipse will take place in March 2025. However, partial lunar eclipses will continue to occur during that time. Fortunately, this lunar eclipse will also be visible in India.
According to the Indian government’s Ministry of Earth Science, the eclipse will begin at 2:39 PM IST on November 8, with the total eclipse beginning at 3:46 PM. The total phase of the eclipse, when the Moon is completely in the Earth’s shadow, will end at 5:12 PM, and the partial phase will end at 6:19 PM.
At the time of moonrise in Eastern parts of the country, including Kolkata and Guwahati, the total phase of the eclipse will be in progress. However, totality would have ended by the time of Moonrise in other cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru. However, most other Indian cities will see a partial eclipse.
If you live in an area where you won’t be able to see the Moon. Any of the live streams below will allow you to view the solar eclipse. The Virtual Telescope Project, led by astrophysicist Gianluca Masi, will provide views of the eclipse from around the world. The livestream will begin at 3 PM IST and can be viewed below.
At 2.30 PM, Time and Date will host a livestream of the Moon. The livestream on the time and timezone website will show views of the lunar eclipse, including totality, as well as the eclipse’s various phases. You can see it below.
The Lowell Observatory in Arizona, USA, will live stream the lunar eclipse beginning at 3 PM IST. Live commentary will be provided by moon expert John Compton and historian Kevin Schindler during the livestream. You can watch it by clicking on the link below.