PAGASA to Livestream Total Lunar Eclipse on Nov. 8


Prepare Your Telescopes: Total Lunar Eclipse Will Appear in the Philippines on Nov. 8

Good news, selenophiles! A total lunar eclipse will be visible in the Philippine skies on Nov. 8.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the totality of the eclipse will occur at 6:16 PM. The “blood moon” is estimated to appear at 6:59 PM. It will remain visible until 7:42 PM and end at 9:58 PM.

Aside from the Philippines, the astronomical phenomenon will be witnessed in other parts of Asia, Australia, America, and Europe. The PAGASA Observatory will set up a livestream of the lunar eclipse on their social media channels including Facebook and YouTube.

According to NASA, a lunar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that happens when the moon moves into the earth’s shadow. The last lunar eclipse happened in November 2021. It was a “partial” eclipse and the longest such event since 1440.

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