Earth’s umbra Mauritius

Island to witness darkest lunar eclipse tonight

The darkest total lunar eclipse of this century, which will be visible in Mauritius, Rodrigues and Agalega, will occur on June 15. On Wednesday night, the sun, Earth and moon will come in a straight line and the Earth’s shadow will eclipse the full moon passing through it. As the moon slips into the Earth’s [...]

15 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily