The eclipse will start at around 8.37 am IST on July 5 and will go on till 11.22 am IST with it reaching its maximum at 9:59 am IST.
Lunar Eclipse to occur today, 5 June 2020, at 11.15 pm IST: Some folklore and myths that surround this celestial events
Some Hindu folktales interpret lunar eclipses as the result of the demon Rahu drinking the elixir of immortality.
The penumbral lunar eclipse is called the 'Strawberry Moon Eclipse' where 57 percent of the moon is expected to pass into the Earth’s penumbra.
Unlike some of the other eclipses, penumbral lunar eclipses are very subtle events to observe.
The entire lunar eclipse will be active for a total duration of 5 hours and 34 minutes