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    Blood Moon Eclipse 2014 In Pakistan

  • 'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

    The longest “blood moon” eclipse this century dazzled skygazers across the globe on Friday, coinciding with Mars' closest approach in 15 years in a thrilling celestial spectacle...

    Beside Lake Magadi, 100 kilometres southwest of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, young members of the Maasai community watched the eclipse through a high-powered telescope provided by a local couple...

  • Pacific witnesses Super Moon, eclipse same day

    SYDNEY: Stargazers across the Pacific cast their eyes skyward on Wednesday to witness a rare “Super Blood Moon”, as the heavens aligned to bring a spectacular lunar eclipse...

    The first total lunar eclipse in two years took place at the same time as the Moon was closest to Earth, in what astronomers say is a once-in-a-decade show...

  • ‘Super blood moon’ to give stargazers a rare show

    PARIS: For the first time in decades, skygazers are in for the double spectacle on Monday of a swollen “supermoon” bathed in the blood-red light of a total eclipse...

    The celestial show, visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, west Asia and the east Pacific, will be the result of the Sun, Earth and a larger-than-life, extra-bright Moon lining up for just over an hour from 0211 GMT...

  • ‘Super blood moon’ shines bright across the world

    WASHINGTON: Skygazers were treated to a rare astronomical event on Monday when a swollen “supermoon” and lunar eclipse combined for the first time in decades, showing Earth’s satellite bathed in blood-red light...

    The celestial show, visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, west Asia and the east Pacific, was the result of the sun, Earth and a larger-than-life, extra-bright moon lining up for just over an hour...

  • Rare 'super blood blue moon' visible on Jan 31

    A cosmic event not seen in 36 years ? a rare "super blood blue moon" ? may be glimpsed January 31 in parts of western North America, Asia, the Middle East, Russia and Australia...

    The event is causing a buzz because it combines three unusual lunar events ? an extra big super moon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse...

  • There's a 'super blue blood moon' on the rise

    Stargazers across large swaths of the globe — from the streets of Los Angeles to the slopes of a smouldering Philippine volcano — had the chance to witness a rare “super blue blood moon” on Wednesday, when earth's shadow bathed our satellite in a coppery hue...

    The celestial show was the result of the sun, earth, and moon lining up perfectly for a lunar eclipse just as the moon is near its closest orbit point to earth, making it...

  • Solar eclipse on Thursday, to be visible in Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Met Office has announced that there will be an annular eclipse of the sun on Dec 26 (Thursday) and it will be visible in Pakistan...

    This eclipse is said to be completely different from that of August 1999 due to the “albedo effect” when most of radiation did not reach the ground and got deflected back into space because of mostly cloudy skies...

  • Pakistan to witness first lunar eclipse of 2020 tonight

    The first lunar eclipse of the year 2020 will be witnessed in Pakistan on Friday night and end in the early hours of Saturday...

    According to a private news channel, it will be penumbra lunar eclipse which will be visible in Pakistan as well as in different cities of Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa...

  • First total eclipse in 99 years enthrals US

    SHERIDAN (US): Millions of Americans looked skyward in awe through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in a century marched from the US Pacific northwest to the Atlantic seaboard...

    After weeks of anticipation, onlookers from Oregon to South Carolina whooped and cheered as the moon blotted out the sun, plunging a narrow band of the United States into near darkness and...

  • Partial lunar eclipse today

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has announced that a partial eclipse of the moon will take place on Monday and Tuesday that will be visible from Pakistan also...

    Abdul Rashid, director of the Climate Data Processing Centre of the Meteorological Department, said that the eclipse would be visible from the western Pacific Ocean, Australia, Asia, Antarctica, Africa and most of Europe...

  • Lunar eclipse delays Raksha Bandhan festivities for a day

    KARACHI: The sweet Hindu festival of Rakhsha Bandhan, celebrating sisterly love for brothers, had to be put off for a day due to a partial lunar eclipse on Monday...

    Still, like the partial eclipse, the festival was also observed partially as women and girls did attend pooja at various temples all over the city in the morning and also shopped for rakhi, the sacred thread they tie around their brothers’ right wrists to remind them of...

  • Total solar eclipse sweeps across Indonesia

    TERNATE: A total solar eclipse swept across the vast Indonesian archipelago on Wednesday, marked by ecstatic sky gazers cheering the spectacle, devout Muslims kneeling in prayer and tribespeople performing rituals...

    The moon began to move between the Earth and sun at 6:19 am (2319 GMT Tuesday), and about an hour later a total eclipse became visible in western parts of the country...

  • ‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse enthralls sky watchers

    Reunion Island: A solar eclipse delighted astronomy fans on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean on Thursday, drawing sky watchers outside to watch the moon pass before the sun to make a so-called “ring of fire”...

    Some 3,000 people gathered on the southwestern side of the French-governed island to see the “annular solar eclipse” — the moment when the moon blots out most of the sun to create the appearance of a bright ring around its...

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