First lunar eclipse of the New Year is today
The first lunar eclipse of the New Year will be shown to the people tonight (Jan 10).
However, it appears to be a shadow eclipse to Sri Lanka.
Professor Chandana Jayaratne, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Colombo said that it will be visible from 10.00 pm tonight to 1.42 am tomorrow.
He further said that four other lunar eclipses and two solar eclipses are due to occur within the year.