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lunar eclipse

n
(Astronomy) See eclipse1

e•clipse

(ɪˈklɪps)

n., v. e•clipsed, e•clips•ing. n.
1.
a. the obscuring of the light of the moon by the intervention of the earth between it and the sun (lunar eclipse) or the obscuring of the light of the sun by the intervention of the moon between it and a point on the earth (solar eclipse).
b. a similar phenomenon with respect to any other planet, its moon, and the sun.
c. the partial or complete interception of the light of one component of a binary star by the other.
2. any obscuring of light.
3. a reduction or loss of splendor, status, or reputation.
v.t.
4. to cause to undergo eclipse: The moon eclipsed the sun.
5. to make less outstanding or important by comparison; surpass.
[1250–1300; < Old French eclipse < Latin eclīpsis < Greek ékleipsis, derivative of ekleípein to leave out, fail to appear]
e•clips′er, n.

lunar eclipse

See under eclipse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lunar eclipse - the earth interrupts light shining on the moonlunar eclipse - the earth interrupts light shining on the moon
eclipse, occultation - one celestial body obscures another
Translations
éclipse lunaire
tunglmyrkvi
zaćmienie Księżyca
månförmörkelse
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According to PAGASA, the phases of the eclipse happened accordingly: Penumbral eclipse at 6:49 pm Partial eclipse at 7:48 pm Greatest eclipse at 9:29 pm Partial eclipse ended at 11:11 pm and the Penumbral eclipse ended at 12:09 am.
The total eclipse would end at 19-08 PST, partial eclipse at 20-11 PST, and penumbral eclipse at 21-08 PST.
Meanwhile, according to the Climate Data Processing Centre at PMD, the penumbral eclipse will begin at 15:51 PST, partial eclipse at 16:48, followed by total eclipse at 17:52 and the greatest eclipse at 18:31 PST.
Wednesday, when the moon starts its passage into the earth's shadow called the penumbral eclipse phase.
Penumbral eclipse was said to begin at 15:51 hours Pakistan Standard Time (PST), Partial Eclipse at 16:48 hours, Total Eclipse at 17:52 hours, Greatest Eclipse at 18:31 hours whereas Total eclipse will end at 19:08 hours (PST), Partial eclipse ends at 20:11 and Penumbral eclipse will end at 21:08 hours.
Penumbral eclipse was said to begin at 15: 51 hours Pakistan Standard Time (PST), Partial Eclipse at 16: 48 hours, Total Eclipse at 17: 52 hours, Greatest Eclipse at 18: 31 hours whereas Total eclipse will end at 19: 08 hours (PST), Partial eclipse ends at 20: 11 and Penumbral eclipse will end at 21: 08 hours.
In New York the penumbral eclipse will start at 5:51 a.
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Just recently we had a Black Moon and before that was a Harvest Moon that happened at the same time as a penumbral eclipse.
Filipino skywatchers can expect a treat early Saturday-a penumbral eclipse of the moon, which will be visible in other parts of the world.
This celestial phenomenon called partial penumbral eclipse of the moon, will be best visible with binoculars or telescopes.
This penumbral eclipse is something beautiful to see.