Astronomy enthusiasts and sky gazers will be able to watch six eclipses in 2020, but Indian can watch only three of them. there will be 4 Lunae eclipes while rest 2 will be Solar eclipses,
This year’s celestial events will start with a penumbral lunar eclipse during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday (January 10-11), which will be partially visible in India. The 1st eclipse of 2020 will start from 10.36 pm on Friday night and continue till 2.44 am on Saturday.
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and Moon align in an almost straight line. The Earth blocks some of the Sun’s light from directly reaching the Moon’s surface, and covers a small part of the Moon with the outer part of its shadow, also known as the penumbra.
An annular solar eclipse will take place on 21 st June and will be seen from India. while a full solar eclipse would occur on December 14, which will not occur during the night in the country.