S/Africa, Amer­i­cas to wit­ness lu­nar eclipse to­day

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Hamisu Muham­mad

The Na­tional Space Re­search and De­vel­op­ment Agency (NASRDA) has said there will be a to­tal Lu­nar Eclipse to­day the Amer­i­cas, Aus­tralia and South Africa.

Spokesman of the agency Mr. Felix Ale said the Lu­nar eclipse will take place on at about 8:44pm Nige­rian time and is ex­pected to last for 77 min­utes.

Al­though the eclipse will not be vis­i­ble in Africa, it will how­ever be vis­i­ble to those in the North and South Amer­ica and Aus­tralia.

In the same vein, there will be an An­nu­lar So­lar Eclipse which is ex­pected to oc­cur on April 29th 2014 at 7:16 West African Time.

The eclipse will be­gin from off of the coast of South Africa through the Antarc­tica, to the coast of Aus­tralia. How­ever, it will be vis­i­ble to South Africa from the African con­ti­nent.

Nigeria had ex­pe­ri­enced par­tial so­lar eclipse on 3rd Novem­ber, 2013.

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