Lunar Eclipse 2019: Twitter Flooded Half-Blood Moon Pictures of the Eclipse That Coincides With Apollo 11 50th Anniversary
Lunar eclipse (Photo credits:Twitter/RichDarn1)

Yesterday, July 16, 2019, the world witnessed a lunar eclipse and it was a sight to behold. The stargazers watched the Earth cross between the sun and moon, causing a shadow on the lunar surface. People all across the globe could watch the partial lunar eclipse, in fact, some places in Asia and Australia could even see the eclipse till early Wednesday morning. However, people from the polar climes of Greenland and northern Russia weren't able to watch the lunar eclipse. The cosmic event coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's launch, on July 16, 1969, US astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins set off for the first-time moon landing. Social media is flooded with breath-taking pictures of the lunar eclipse from all around the world. Right from South Africa to India, pictures, videos and live-streaming of the partial lunar eclipse are a treat to the eyes, especially to the star-gazers. Lunar Eclipse 2019: Date and Sutak Time in India for Chandra Grahan.

Lunar eclipse pictures from all around the world:

View from New Delhi, India

Lunar eclipse from Switzerland

London's view

View from Bantshire

From Bath, UK

Visuals from Little Torrington

Witham, Essex

From Dartford, Kent

From South Wales


Kanpur, India

Lunar eclipse also known as chandra grahan in India comes along with some spiritual rituals and taboos. This Lunar eclipse is said to be the last of 2019 and started at around 1.31 am and ended before dawn on Wednesday.