A partial shadow eclipse of the Moon with a duration of almost 3.5 hours, which will occur tomorrow, November 19, will be the longest in the last 500 years & ndash; since the 15th century, according to the press service of the Moscow Planetarium.

The phenomenon can be seen from the territories of Oceania, North and South America, East Asia, Northern Europe and Indonesia. In Russia, only residents of the Far East will be able to observe the eclipse.

It will last 3 hours 28 minutes (from 10.20 to 13.48 Moscow time). It is noted that it can be called “ almost complete '', since almost the entire Moon will go into the shadow of the Earth. In this case, most of the lunar disk will acquire a reddish tint.

The moon, during its orbital motion, will pass through the southern part of the earth's shadow, into which 0.97 of the lunar disk will plunge at 12.04 Moscow time, the planetarium noted. p>

In the spring it was reported that the distance between the Moon and the Earth has become the minimum this year. This phenomenon is called a supermoon.

Earlier, AiF.ru explained how the corridor of eclipses could be dangerous.

Total lunar eclipse in the cities of the world

Denpasar city (Bali), Indonesia © Reuters

Plaosan Temple (Indonesia) © Reuters

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA © Reuters

San Diego, California, USA © Reuters

Bangkok (Thailand) © Reuters

Plaosan Temple (Indonesia) © Reuters

Total lunar eclipse in cities world

Denpasar city (Bali), Indonesia © Reuters

Plaosan Temple (Indonesia) © Reuters

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA © Reuters

San Diego, California, USA © Reuters

Bangkok (Thailand) © Reuters

Plaosan Temple (Indonesia) © Reuters

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