The penumbral lunar eclipse and more celestial events taking place this year
The phenomenon will be visible in certain parts of the world on June 5-6
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Astronomers and dark sky enthusiasts alike are in for a treat this year, including spectacular annual meteor showers, lunar and solar eclipses, and the odd supermoon.
For instance, a penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible in certain parts of the world on June 5-6. This phenomenon takes place when the Moon moves through the faint, outer part of the Earth's shadow.
Want to know more? Browse this gallery for a preview of what's happening in the nighttime skies in 2020.
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