moonset


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moon·set

 (mo͞on′sĕt′)
n.
The event or time of the disappearance of the moon's upper circumferential edge as it sets below the horizon.

moonset

(ˈmuːnˌsɛt)
n
(Astronomy) the moment when the moon disappears below the horizon

moon•set

(ˈmunˌsɛt)

n.
1. the setting of the moon below the horizon.
2. the time at which this happens.
[1835–45; moon + (sun) set]
Translations
maansondergang
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The sun will rise about an hour before moonset on April 20, so for about an hour, the nearly full moon and the sun will both appear in the sky.
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The moonrise time on Friday will be 6.09pm, while the moonset time will be 5.15am on Saturday.
According to Suleiman al Busaidi, director of the PDO Planetarium, "This is the second lunar eclipse of 2018 -- the first was on January 31 -- and is best seen from Africa, eastern Europe, Middle East, central Asia, India, Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan." While most of the Far East, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Japan experience moonset just as the eclipse begins, observers in south America, western Europe and western Africa will miss the first half of the eclipse because it occurs before moonrise, he said, adding, "The lunar eclipse can be viewed from any place in Oman without any equipment."
According to Mufti, the new moon could be sighted only if its age was more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset is more than 40 minutes.
According to Mufti, new moon could be sighted only if its age was more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset is more than 40 minutes.
He said that new moon could be sighted only if its age is more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset should also be more than 40 minutes.
The new moon will be sighted only if its age is more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset should also be more than 40 minutes, said the Research Council.