Lunar Eclipse 2024: 8 facts every student should know

Definition and Occurrence

March 25, 2024, marks the first lunar eclipse of the year.

Types of Lunar Eclipses

Explore total, partial, and penumbral lunar eclipses.

The Red Moon Phenomenon

Witness the captivating "blood moon" during total eclipses.

Safe Viewing

Lunar eclipses are safe to observe with the naked eye.

Global Visibility

Experience lunar eclipses from anywhere the Moon is visible.


Lunar eclipses occur 2-3 times annually, with total eclipses every 2 years.

Variability in Colour

Earth's shadow displays diverse hues during eclipses.

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