KARACHI – Director, Climate Data Processing Center (CDPC), Pakistan Meteorological Department Dr Abdul Rashid on Thursday said the penumbral eclipse of moon will be visible in Pakistan on February 11.
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Dr Abdul Rashid said the penumbral lunar eclipse, during which only the more diffused outer shadow of Earth falls on the moon’s face will begin at 3:34 hours Pakistan Standard Time on Saturday.
“Very observant people may be able to notice a dark shadow on the moon’s face during the mid-eclipse phase,” the expert said.
He, however, mentioned that as per assessed visibility timings the best chance to see greatest eclipse can be 5:44 PST whereas it will end at 7:53 PST.
The penumbral lunar eclipse was said to also be visible in America, Europe, Africa and other parts of Asia.