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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.

The week in photos: January 27-February 2, 2018

Feb 03, 2018 - 7:45 PM

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

A super blue blood moon behind a mountain is seen from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, on January 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix AND NTB Scanpix / Heiko JUNGE / Norway OUT

GUIDE: Watching the January 31 super blue blood moon

Jan 31, 2018 - 1:10 PM

Excited to see the 'super blue blood moon'? Here's a quick guide

The supermoon rises over a highway near Yangon on December 3, 2017. Ye Aung Thu/AFP

Total lunar eclipse, 'supermoons,' meteor shower in January 2018

Jan 02, 2018 - 9:50 PM

The Moon during the lunar eclipse on January 31 will also be a 'blue moon' or the 2nd full moon of the month

LUNAR ECLIPSE. In this file photo taken in the US, the Moon is seen as it nears a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:07 AM

A farmer killed for protesting sand mining is allegedly not the first one murdered Go Jek CEO and Founder Nadiem Makarim talks to Rappler about Go Mart and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Ucapan dukacita jaringan Gusdurian atas meninggalnya Salim Kancil. Foto dari Twitter @AlissaWahid

LIVE EVENT: Lunar eclipse, September 2015

Sep 28, 2015 - 5:17 AM

Watch the blood moon eclipse live courtesy of Slooh Community Observatory

Brief moon eclipse coming April 4

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:34 PM

The phenomenon occurs when the Sun Earth and Moon are lined up so that the Moon passes through the Earth s shadow

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

Solar eclipse, tech shifts in business, underboob selfies | SciTech4u

Mar 24, 2015 - 5:56 PM

A rare celestial event: March 20’s solar eclipse What are the 7 tech shifts happening right now? The underboob selfie riles up Thailand s officials

'Blood moon' awes sky watchers in Americas and Asia

Oct 08, 2014 - 7:54 AM

UPDATED The eclipse is the second of four total lunar eclipses starting with a first blood moon on April 15 in a series astronomers call a tetrad

The moon turns red and orange during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Wichita, Kansas, USA, 15 April 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Can the October 8 full moon trigger Mayon's eruption?

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:54 PM

At least 3 Mayon eruptions happened during a full moon The October 8 full moon will be accompanied by a blood red total lunar eclipse Should we worry?

Americas get glimpse of 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse

Apr 15, 2014 - 5:27 PM

It is the first of 4 consecutive lunar eclipses in a tetrad for 2013 2014 with the next one taking place on October 8

LUNAR ECLIPSE. The moon is seen as it nears a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 in Burbank, California. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Asia witnesses partial lunar eclipse

Jun 04, 2012 - 10:51 PM

The first partial lunar eclipse of the year provided dramatic scenes across Asia June 4