If you are planning to organise a viewing of the eclipse, from a place that has a clear view of the eastern horizon, with or without a telescope, and would like to make this information public, please do fill out the form below. We will them add your event on a map that will be published online for anyone to use.
>> Event Date - 31 Jan, 2018 :: Time - local moonrise upto 9.39 pm (IST)
Moon enters penumbra 4:19:28 PM ISTMoon enters umbra 5:17:50 PM ISTStart of totality 6:21:06 PM ISTMaximum eclipse 6:59:33 PM ISTEnd of totality 7:37:59 PM ISTMoon leaves umbra 8:41:15 PM ISTMoon leaves penumbra 9:39:41 PM IST
The eclipsed moon rises later as we move westwards, from 5.17 pm in Kolkata, to 5.54 pm in Delhi, to 6.04 pm in Chennai, to 6.27 pm in Mumbai. So please do plan your program accordingly.
If you are organising multiple events, you may find it easier to download this form from https://drive.google.com/open?id=17Vxt14PHZumv9fVNWvpayiAAr2IQv6tY, fill it up, and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, see 1. http://astron-soc.in/outreach/activities/total-lunar-eclipse-2018/2. https://www.iiap.res.in//people/personnel/pshastri/grahana/grahana.html
This is an initiative of the Public Outreach and Education Committee (POEC) of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI)(http://astron-soc.in/outreach)