This is the second penumbral lunar ecplise of 2020 to occur on June 5th. This eclipse also called the ” Strawberry Moon Eclipse” where 57% of the moon is expected to pass into Earth’s penumbra.

It can be visible in much of Europe,Asia,Australia,Africa South/East,South America,Pacific,Atlantic,Indian Ocean and Antartica.

In India(New Delhi), the eclipse will begin from 5th June at 11:15pm and will continue till 6th June,at 02:34am. The total duration of the eclipse is three hours and 18 mins.

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves into the Earth’s shadow. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are exactly or very closely aligned, with Earth between the other two. A lunar eclipse can occur only on the night of a full moon. 

There is three types of Lunar Eclipse: Total Lunar Eclipse,Partial Lunar Eclipse and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

penumbral lunar eclipse takes place when the Moon moves through the faint, outer part of Earth’s shadow. This type of eclipse is often mistaken for a normal Full Moon.