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Supermoon : When To Watch Supermoon January 2018 | BoldSky

How cool is that! You would get to witness two moons in a single month and this is happening in the start of the year 2018 itself, where January month seems to witness this unique phenomenon of the supermoon.

When the world will witness the supermoon phenomenon in a single month, there is lot of speculations around its theory.

This time the earth would be witnessing lunar eclipse and the red moon and blue moon on one single day. Yes!

So, find out how you can watch this unique phenomenon unfold in the various parts of the world.


The Technical Factor

Well, practically speaking it is not possible for all to witness this unique phenomenon unfold on January 31st, as some parts of the world would witness it on February 1st. This is based on the different time zones.

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The Highlight Of The Evening Would Be

Lunar eclipse is the main highlight for the viewers, as this can be seen from just about anywhere as long as it is night-time. It is a bit challenging, as the show starts near moonrise or the moonset. So, everyone needs to watch out on the entire event closely.


In India, You Can Witness This Phenomenon At

According to the reports, the moon will emerge from the dark part of the Earth's shadow at about 6:07 PM in New Delhi, India. The moon will rise at 5:55 PM local GST time, and it will be fully covered by the umbra (the area on the moon when it is experiencing the total phase of an eclipse), which is said to occur at 6:21 PM.


For Viewers In New York City

For viewers in New York city, the eclipse at its peak can be noticed at 6:48 AM, but then the moon will set 16 minutes later after the phenomenon occurs.

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For People In California

For viewers in California, the total phase of this rare phenomenon would begin at 4:51 AM and the entire episode of the lunar eclipse, supermoon and the blue moon will wrap up at 5:29 AM.


The Lucky Places That Would Witness The Entire Act

There are a few lucky places where the residents can witness the entire act. Places like Hawaii and Alaska are lucky enough to view the whole lunar eclipse play out from the start to finish.

So, whichever of the above-mentioned places where you are staying at, don't miss out on the time that we've given out. Watch our space for more updates on the supermoon!

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Story first published: Monday, January 22, 2018, 19:24 [IST]
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