Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday – Scientist
30 July, 2018, 20:14
Such long duration of total lunar eclipses had earlier occurred on July 16, 2000 for totality duration of 1 hour 46 minutes and another one on June 15, 2011 for totality duration of 1 hour 40 minutes, the statement said.
Nigeria on Friday joined other countries in Africa, the Middle East, Southern Asia and the Indian Ocean region to witness a total lunar eclipse. You don't need a telescope to watch a total lunareclipse, at least NASA believes that.
On the same day as the eclipse, the planet Mars will be at its brightest as it travels close to Earth.
A total lunar eclipseblood moon rises behind Hohenzollern Castle in Hechingen, Germany.
#08:30 PM: Lunar Eclipse 2018: Is it safe to watch with naked eyes?: Unlike a solar eclipse, the total lunareclipse or Chandra Grahan is safe to watch with naked eyes. Totality will continue for 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the Moon taking on a deep red-orange color during that time. The eclipse will be visible from eastern South America as it is ending, and from Australia as it is beginning. It also became a "Super Blue Blood Moon" because it synced up with a supermoon, which is a moon that appears extra big and bright, and a blue moon, which is the second full moon during a calendar month.
The blood moon seen from the Heroes Monument in Central Jakarta.
That colour is due to sunlight leaking through Earth's atmosphere and reaching the Moon.
A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes behind Earth, so that the Earth blocks the sun's rays from striking the moon.
Clouds obscure the view for people gathered to see the "blood moon", the longest total eclipse of the moon this century, on Primrose Hill in London.
Today's blood moon lunar eclipse will be visible to every continent except North America - but there are ways to view it if you're stuck in the NewWorld.
The further away the moon is, the longer it will spend in the shadow - known as the Umbra - of Earth.
"What we're seeing is essentially all the sunrises and sunsets on the Earth, dramatically projected onto the surface of the moon", Australian National University astronomer Brad Tucker told AAP on Friday.
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The number of casualties could increase as data was still being collected from other locations on the island, he said. A woman stands near an injured person outside of a hospital after an natural disaster hit Sembalun Selong village.
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Some are saying it was a needless death of a vulnerable animal and that tourists shouldn't have been there in the first place. The polar bear was then shot dead "in an act of self-defense" by the second guard, spokeswoman Negar Etminan told the AP.
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Family members had been desperately looking for them since flames leveled the home where they were stranded on Thursday . The two fires, burning 50 kilometers apart, started Friday and were threatening more than 350 buildings.
Ecuador wants Assange out of asylum, but safe
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Geraint Thomas wins 2018 Tour de France
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