This will be the longest lunar eclipse of the century.
The partial eclipse of the moon will start at 11.54 p.m. on July 27. The total eclipse would begin at 1 a.m. on July 28.
The moon will be the darkest at 1.52 a.m. on July 28 and would continue till 2.43 a.m. It will remain partially eclipsed till 3.49 a.m. of July 28.
The moon will have a reddish hue, a phenomenon popularly referred to as a blood moon.