The longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming

Awaiting the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century between the 18 Y 19 November 2021 (Courtesy photo).
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Between the night of 18 and the early morning of 19 November, the last lunar eclipse of 2021, It will last 3 hours and 28 minutes, a feature that makes it the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century.

The partial lunar eclipse will be fully visible in Mexico, United States and Canada, besides Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and half of the territory of Argentina and Brazil.

Lunar eclipses happen because the Moon gets into the shadow cast by the Earth when illuminated by the Sun. That is to say, the three stars align Sun-Earth-Moon.

Photo: Courtesy.