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Blood moon ushers in coldest day in Baguio so far

Jan 22, 2019 - 9:30 AM

As a blood moon rises above Baguio City, PAGASA records Baguio's coldest temperature so far this year

BLOOD MOON. A shot of Baguio City's blood moon. Photo by Mau Victa

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:18 PM

It's a rare event when a total lunar eclipse is visible on so many parts of the Earth's land mass

'SUPER BLOOD WOLF.' The so-called Super Blood Wolf Moon slips into Earth's dark umbral shadow during a total lunar eclipse behind the Tours's cathedral on January 21, 2019, Central France. Photo by Guillaume Souvant/AFP

The week in photos: July 28-August 3, 2018

Aug 04, 2018 - 7:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIETNAM ATTRACTION. Visitors walk along the 150-meter long Cau Vang "Golden Bridge" in the Ba Na Hills near Danang on July 31, 2018.  Photo by Linh Pham/AFP

IN PHOTOS: 'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

Jul 28, 2018 - 8:26 AM

At the same time, Mars hovered near the Moon in the night sky, easily visible to the naked eye

'BLOOD MOON'. People watch the total lunar eclipse in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, on July 27, 2018. The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century began on July 27, coinciding with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to treat skygazers across the globe to a thrilling celestial spectacle. Photo by Christof Stache/AFP

GUIDE: Watching the July 28 'blood moon'

Jul 28, 2018 - 12:55 AM

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in the Philippines, and Mars will be right next to the eclipsing moon, according to NASA

Look up: Red planet and 'blood moon' pair up to dazzle night sky

Jul 25, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Past 1 am on Saturday, July 28, Filipinos join the rest of the world in watching this rare night sky show – the longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century and the closest approach of Mars to planet Earth

BLOOD MOON. In this file photo taken on January 31, 2018 the 'super blue blood moon' is seen over Los Angeles, California. The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century will coincide with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to offer skygazers a thrilling astronomical double bill on Friday, astronomers say. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Philippines to witness total lunar eclipse on July 28

Jul 05, 2018 - 5:40 PM

This is reportedly the longest total lunar eclipse of the century. The eclipse will start at 1:13 am Philippine Standard Time.

Look up at the super blue blood full moon on January 31

Jan 29, 2018 - 4:00 PM

[The Conversation] Here's what you'll see on January 31 and why

In this file photo, a second full moon for the month of July 2015 is seen next to the dome of the US Capitol on July 31, 2015 in Washington DC, USA. NASA/Bill Ingalls

'Super blood moon' to give stargazers a rare show

Sep 24, 2015 - 11:33 PM

The Moon will be at its closest orbital point to Earth called perigee while also in its brightest phase

Pacific Rim sky-gazers witness 'unusually brief' lunar eclipse

Apr 05, 2015 - 9:18 AM

UPDATED The eclipse is seen in northern Japan parts of Australia and parts of western North America

BLOOD MOON. A lunar eclipse is seen from Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, 04 April 2015. David Crosling/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: Blood moon, April 4,2015

Apr 04, 2015 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED Watch the April 4 2015 lunar eclipse on Rappler courtesy of the Slooh Community Observatory

LUNAR ECLIPSE. View of the blood moon total lunar eclipse behind the cathedral of the city of Cholula, in the Mexican state of Puebla, 08 October 2014. Francisco Guasco/EPA