In the month of October, the sky is going to dazzle with the celestial events, solar and lunar eclipse. They both are scheduled to occur within a span of just two weeks. This month, people are going to experience Solar Eclipse on October 14, 2023 and Lunar Eclipse on October 28, 2023.
Here, we are going to give the detailed information about Solar and Lunar Eclipse and we will guide you on how to witness them safely.
Solar Eclipse 2023: Date and Time
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Start Time: 08:34 PM
End Time: 02:25 AM
How Solar Eclipse is formed?
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, temporarily blocking out the Sun’s light. During this type of eclipse, the Moon covers most of the Sun’s disk, leaving only a ring like appearance of sunlight around the Moon’s edges.
Lunar Eclipse 2023: Date and Time
Lunar Eclipse Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Eclipse Star Time: 01:05 AM
Eclipse End Time: 02:24 AM
Will Lunar Eclipse be visible in India?
The Lunar Eclipse which is going to occur on October 28, 2023, would be visible in India and various parts of the world, including the Americas, western Europe, and western Africa. The total lunar eclipse will last for approximately 15 minutes. Unlike solar eclipses, lunar eclipses are entirely safe to observe with the naked eye. You won’t need any special equipment to watch this celestial event.