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10/01/2020

Penumbral lunar eclipse - 10 January 2020

The first eclipse for 2020 occurred on Friday, 10 January 2020 and it was a penumbral lunar eclipse, which prompted an open event to be held on the same day at the University of Athens Observatory - UOAO at the Physics Department of NKUA between 19:00 to 22:00. During the event all visitors had the opportunity to participate on the lunar observations and photography, as well as to attend short educational talks about the eclipse phenomena. In addition, the exhibition “Planets In Your Hand” was presented to the people who visited the Physics department and the laboratory of the University of Athens Observatory - UOAO, and watched the rare astronomical phenomenon.