Partial lunar eclipse expected next August 7 | Tunisia News Gazette

Partial lunar eclipse expected next August 7

A partial lunar eclipse will be observed on Monday, August 7 in many parts of the world (Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia), including in Tunisia, where it will be visible from the moon until 8:18 pm.

This phenomenon will be observed in the various governorates of the country, the National Institute of Meteorology (INM) said in a statement released Wednesday, adding that the eclipse will darken temporarily about 24% of the earth satellite during its peak.

Lovers of astronomical phenomena can observe the peak of the eclipse in Tunis from 19:20 and follow the moon’s exit from the earth at 20:18, while the Moon exiting the Earth’s umbra would be sighted at 21:50.

According to INM, the moon will rise at 19:4 in Medenine and Tataouine, 19:5 in Sfax, 19:6 in Mahdia, 19:7 in Monastir and Gabes, 19:8 in Sousse, 19:9 in Nabeul, 19:10 in Kairouan and 19:11 in Greater Tunis, Kebili, Sidi Bouzid and Zaghouan, 19:13 in Gafsa and Siliana, 19:14 in Bizerte, 19:15 in Beja and Tozeur, 19:16 in El Kef and 19:17 in Jendouba.

Source: TAP News Agency

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