NASRDA Predicts Lunar Eclipse Sept. 28



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The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, has said there will be a Lunar Eclipse on Sept. 28 which will be observed in Nigeria.

The agency said the lunar eclipse would begin on Monday, Sept. 28 from 1:11am, and will be at its maximum by 3:47 am, with its final contact at 6:22am.

According to the statement Lunar eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when the earth comes in-between the sun and the moon, and the earth casts its shadow on the moon, so that the moon appears reddish.

"Some of the regions seeing at least some parts of the eclipse include, Europe, South/East Asia, Africa, much of North America, much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, and Antarctica," it said.

It said, the lunar eclipse would be viewed in Nigeria especially in locations with the absence of cloud cover, like Abuja.

The statement said the eclipse would last for 5 hours 11 minutes.

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