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Lunar Eclipse; ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ to Light Up Sky Today

Islamabad (January 31, 2018): Pakistan and neighbouring countries are going to see a rare and a spectacular view of ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ on Wednesday (Today), after a gap of 152 years.

During the eclipse, the moon will glide into Earth s shadow, gradually turning the white disk of light to orange or red. The super blood blue moon will light up at 6:12 pm in Karachi, and at 5:32 pm in Islamabad.

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The moon rising tonight will be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter, a rare phenomenon that will be seen in different countries around the world, including Pakistan.

Head of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that it is going to be a historical moment because it is a coincidence when the blue moon, red moon and full lunar eclipse will take place at the same time and on the same date which was last time seen in 1866.

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