Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on June 6, 2020

Bandar Seri Begawan – A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs from 1.45 am until 5.04 am from Brunei Darussalam on Saturday, June 6, 2020, corresponds to 14 Syawal 1441H. During this event, the full Moon crosses the penumbral shadow of the Earth and causing only slightly dimmed on the Moon.

Since no part of the moon enters Earth’s much darker umbra, expect on subtle darkening on the full moon during this type of eclipse and might be difficult to distinguish with the naked eyes. The greatest eclipse will occur at 3.24 am, when the moon is positioned deep into the penumbra.

EventTime (Brunei, UTC+8)
Penumbral Eclipse begins6 Jun, 01:45:51
Maximum Eclipse6 Jun, 03:24:55
Penumbral Eclipse ends6 Jun, 05:04:03
Table: Phases of the June 6, 2020, Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The best way to observe and detect the changes during the eclipse of the 6 June moon eclipse is to use a camera – take one image of the moon before and after the eclipse; and one at maximum eclipse.

Watch the live stream of the event from Mini Observatory in Kampong Keriam, Tutong, Brunei Darussalam via www.facebook.com/bruneiastronomy at 1.30 am until 5.15 am, June 6, 2020, subject to weather.

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