BENGALURU: Fifteen days after the solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse is set to occur on November 8. The eclipse will start at 1.32 pm and end at 7.27 pm.
The total lunar eclipse of the year will be visible in North America, eastern Russia, Japan and New Zealand. In Bengaluru, the eclipse will be partially visible at 5.59 pm as the Moon rises, and it will end at 6.19 pm. The total duration of the eclipse will be 3 hours 40 minutes, but the visible portion will last only 20 minutes.
In India, the total lunar eclipse will be visible from most parts in the evening at Kohima (4.54 pm), Kolkata (4.29 pm), Agartala and Guwahati (4.29 pm), New Delhi and Srinagar (5.31 pm), Mumbai (6.03 pm), Bengaluru (5.59 pm) and Nagpur (5.32 pm).
The total lunar eclipse will also be visible in different districts across the state. In Bengaluru, the eclipse will be visible for 29 minutes, in Mysuru for 25 minutes, in Ballari for 30 minutes, in Mangaluru and Karwar for 18 minutes, and in Chamarajanagar for 15 minutes.