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26 July, 2018 9:56 AM Know Why And How Is Guru Purnima Celebrated

Guru Purnima is a day dedicated to teachers. Guru Purnima is celebrated in India, Nepal and other countries with Buddhism and Jainism influence. Guru Purnima date this year is July 27. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha, between June and July. This day marks the first peak of the lunar cycle after 73

25 July, 2018 8:33 AM Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse On Friday. Don't Miss "Blood Moon"

Come Friday night, and you will witness a yet another rare celestial phenomenon - century's longest total lunar eclipse. The moon will appear deep red in colour, also called the blood moon. For curious sky gazers, another rare astronomical spectacle awaits as planet Mars will be very close to the moon on the same night. Astronomers say, Mars will be visible 379

25 July, 2018 8:24 AM Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time, Where to Watch the Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse in India

We will witness the longest lunar eclipse of the century on the night of Friday, July 27, an event that will see the moon in the Earth’s shadow for a period of 1 hour 43 minutes. While this period is for the total lunar eclipse 2018, the duration of the eclipse - including the partial phases - will be over 6 hours. This eclipse will also be a Blood Moon, a phenomenon 907

24 July, 2018 10:48 AM Chandra Grahan 2018: Date And Timing In India And The Significance Of The Lunar Eclipse

The first part or phase of lunar eclipse will see the moon fall under the earth's shadow. This phase is known as the penumbral eclipse (initial stage). The event is said to begin from 11:44 pm IST on July 27. The first phase of the lunar eclipse is expected to set in from 11:54 pm. The total lunar eclipse is estimated to set in from 1:00 am IST on July 28. It is known 227

24 July, 2018 7:12 AM Longest Total Lunar Eclipse On Friday. Will Last For 1 Hour 45 Minutes

During the longest total lunar eclipse, star-gazers would witness a deep red Blood Moon. On Friday, the world will witness the longest lunar eclipse to date, which will last for 1 hour and 45 minutes. According to CNN, the moon will be in perfect alignment with the Sun and Earth, with the moon in the middle of the Earth and the Sun. The day would be of special 368

19 July, 2018 2:12 PM Scientists discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter, including one 'oddball'

In an interesting new solar discovery, 12 new moons - 11 'normal' outer moons, and one being called an oddball', have been found orbiting Jupiter. This takes the total count of Jupiter’s known moons to a massive 79, which is the most for any planet in the solar system. A team led by Carnegie’s Scott S Sheppard, first witnessed this marvel in 2017 while 63

13 July, 2018 8:55 PM Century's Longest Lunar Eclipse To Take Place On July 27-28

A total lunar eclipse will occur on July 27-28 with a totality duration of 1 hour 43 minutes, the longest in this century, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said yesterday. The partial eclipse of the Moon will begin at 11:54 pm (Indian Standard Time) on July 27. The Moon will be gradually covered by the Earth's shadow and the totality phase will begin at 1 am on July 28. The total 385

13 July, 2018 9:55 AM Israel plans to launch Moon landing mission in December

Approximately $88 million investment has been made in the spacecraft’s development and construction. Israel is set to created history with a lunar landing mission scheduled for February 13, 2019. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and SpaceIL have collaborated for the mission, which is planned to launch in December from Cape Canaveral in US, according 77

12 July, 2018 9:37 AM Solar Eclipse On Friday The 13th, Will Be Visible To Lucky Few

Partial Solar Eclipse 2018: Only lucky few can see a super-size new moon blocking out a part of the sun during partial solar eclipse on Friday the 13th. A solar eclipse is scheduled for Friday the 13th, but most sky watchers will be out of luck to witness this celestial event. The eclipse will be a partial one - when the Moon slips past, only partially 75

11 July, 2018 3:26 AM Phogat Family Meets South Korean First Lady For Tea

South Korean first lady Kim Jung-Sook had watched the movie back home with a group of Indian students. Famous Indian wrestler sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, along with their family, met the South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook on Tuesday. The South Korean first lady is in India along with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is on a state 72