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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

August 2018 horoscopes: Mars and Mercury in retrograde, eclipse season

Aug 01, 2018 - 6:30 AM

What does August have in store for you?

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

Expect changes, plot twists on the January 2018 supermoon, eclipse

Jan 30, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Here's what the stars are saying you should do on January 31

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 week in photos: August 19-25, 2017

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:22 AM

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

GOOD FOR 3RD. Kaitlin de Guzman scored 12.3 to clinch the bronze medal in beam event of women's artistic gymnastics competition of the 29th SEA Games on August 22, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo by PSC-POC Media

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017 - 10:28 AM

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Bonnie Tyler to 'Goatality': The Great American Eclipse

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The Great American Eclipse also had its share of quirky sideshows

VIEWING PARTY. Locals and travelers from around the world gather on Menan Butte to watch the eclipse on August 21, 2017 in Menan, Idaho. Natalie Behring/Getty Images/AFP

Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

Aug 22, 2017 - 7:44 AM

Millions of eclipse chasers and amateur star watchers alike converged in cities along the path of totality a 70 mile 113 kilometer wide swath cutting through 14 US states

TOTAL ECLIPSE. The total solar eclipse Monday August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon. Rob Kerr/AFP

LIVE: August 21, 2017 North America solar eclipse

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:27 PM

The first total solar eclipse to sweep North America in nearly a century will march across the continent August 21 Watch it here courtesy of NASA

In this file photo, a total solar eclipse is pictured from the city of Ternate, in Indonesia's Maluku Islands, on March 9, 2016.  Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Millions pour into U.S. towns in path of total eclipse

Aug 21, 2017 - 7:22 AM

The Great American Eclipse as it is being called will move diagonally across the country northwest to southeast providing a spectacular solar show

CASHING IN. A sign announcing that the Charleston City Market will be open during the total solar eclipse in Charleston, South Carolina is seen on August 20, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP

First eclipse in 99 years to sweep North America

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:58 AM

The last time an eclipse crossed from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean was on June 8 1918 when a total eclipse was visible from Washington to Florida

'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South America

Feb 26, 2017 - 9:09 PM

UPDATED The solar eclipse is most visible in a 100 kilometer 62 mile band cutting through Chile Argentina Angola Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Picture taken on February 26, 2017 showing people preparing to see an annular solar eclipse, at the Estancia El Muster, near Sarmiento, Chubut province, 1600 km south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 26, 2017. Alejandro Pagni/AFP

The Year In Tech: The Filipino-made games you should check out

Dec 11, 2016 - 4:40 PM

From survival horror steeped in Filipino folklore to a politics simulator the Filipino game development scene showed a lot of promise in 2016

What's it like to play a horror VR game for the first time

Oct 14, 2016 - 6:31 PM

We visit Zeenoh Studios in San Juan to play their first VR game the horror title Nightfall: Eclipse

SCREAM TEAM. The immersion that virtual reality offers lends itself well to the survival horror genre.

Filipino costume designer Clint Ramos wins Tony award for 'Eclipsed'

Jun 13, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Clint thanks his husband and the rest of the cast including actress Lupita Nyong’o

Comelec woes, Marcos art collection, total solar eclipse | 12PM wRap

Mar 09, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

IN PHOTOS: March 9 solar eclipse

Mar 09, 2016 - 11:02 AM

Here are photos from this year s lone total solar eclipse event that swept across much of Indonesia and Southeast Asia

TOTAL ECLIPSE. A total solar eclipse is pictured from the city of Ternate, in Indonesia's Maluku Islands, on March 9, 2016. Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Total solar eclipse darkens skies in Indonesia

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:14 AM

From a festival featuring live bands to fun runs and traditional dances events are taking place across Indonesia for an estimated 10 000 foreign visitors and 100 000 domestic tourists witnessing the phenomenon

CELESTIAL SPECTACLE. A view of the solar eclipse from Palu, Indonesia, March 9, 2016. Frame grab courtesy Slooh

AS IT HAPPENS: March 9 total solar eclipse

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:30 AM

UPDATED Watch 2016 s lone solar eclipse again courtesy of Slooh

Image courtesy NASA

SAKSIKAN: Palembang bersolek jelang Gerhana Matahari Total

Mar 08, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Setidaknya ada 5 lokasi pengamatan yang disiapkan Pemkot Palembang

Pemprov Sumsel akan menutup Jembatan Ampera selama 12 jam untuk menyambut gerhana matahari total (GMT) pada 9 maret mendatang. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A/ANTARA

LIVE: Gerhana Matahari Total pada 9 Maret

Mar 07, 2016 - 5:46 PM

LIVE STREAM: fenomena Gerhana Matahari Total secara langsung di Rappler Indonesia

Tourists flock to Indonesia for rare total solar eclipse

Mar 07, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Indonesia set to witness the eclipse travel in a broad arc across the world s biggest archipelago nation

RARE ECLIPSE. Indonesia prepares for a total solar eclipse. File photo of total solar eclipse at Svalbard, Norway, 20 March 2015 by EPA.

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

Pacific Rim sky-gazers witness 'unusually brief' lunar eclipse

Apr 05, 2015 - 9:18 AM

UPDATED The eclipse is seen in northern Japan parts of Australia and parts of western North America

BLOOD MOON. A lunar eclipse is seen from Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, 04 April 2015. David Crosling/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: Blood moon, April 4,2015

Apr 04, 2015 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED Watch the April 4 2015 lunar eclipse on Rappler courtesy of the Slooh Community Observatory

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

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

MILF training camp, total eclipse, One Direction | The wRap

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The military wants to dismantle an MILF camp A solar eclipse casts a shadow on Earth One Direction is scheduled to arrive in Manila

Thousands scan skies for glimpse of 'amazing' solar eclipse

Mar 20, 2015 - 12:45 PM

UPDATED Die hard eclipse enthusiasts who flew in to the Faroe Islands and Norway s Arctic Svalbard archipelago – the only places where the less than 3 minute total eclipse was visible – are rewarded with the best views

SOLAR SPECTACLE. The beginning of a total solar eclipse over the Faroe Islands, March 20, 2015. Some estimated 8000 tourists had arrived here to watch the spectacular event. Jens Kristian Vang/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: Total solar eclipse of 2015

Mar 20, 2015 - 11:59 AM

UPDATED Replay the livestream of 2015 s only total solar eclipse courtesy of the Slooh Community Observatory

SPECTACLE. The beginning of a total solar eclipse over the Faroe Islands, March 20, 2015. Jens Kristian Vang/EPA

'Supermoon' to make mischief with sun and sea

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:32 AM

A celestial ballet involving the moon will result in a solar eclipse in the roof of the world followed by exceptional tides

A handout image dated April 2, 2012 and made available by NASA November 28, 2012 showing arctic sea-ice as seen from the window of the NASA P-3 airplane. Michael Studinger/NASA/EPA

'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

Solar eclipse sweeps Africa, Europe and US

Nov 04, 2013 - 10:17 AM

A total eclipse could be seen over parts of Africa and one of the best views was in northern Kenya s Sibiloi national park

SOLAR ECLIPSE. A partial solar eclipse is seen behind the Haram el-Sharif (the Noble Sanctuary), or the Temple Mount, with the golden Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, 03 November 2013. EPA/Abir Sultan

#AskMegan: Miss World PH 2013 Megan Young

Sep 28, 2013 - 7:13 PM

The newly crowned beauty queen is in the Rappler studio to answer your questions

MEGAN IS IN THE RAPPLER STUDIO! The new Miss World Philippines lets us in on her journey from celebrity to beauty queen and how she's preparing for the next big challenge. Graphic by Rappler

Will Megan Young win Miss World title?

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:18 PM

What are Megan s chances of winning the Philippines first ever Miss World crown?

STRONG CONTENDER. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young has conquered the national round. Up next: the international bout. All photos by Arcel Cometa

IN PHOTOS: Ms World Ph 2013 coronation

Aug 19, 2013 - 12:57 PM

Here is the coronation night s story in photos

MISS WORLD PHILIPPINES 2013 WINNERS. (From left) 4th Princess Omarie Linn Osuna, 1st Princess Janicel Lubina, Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young, 2nd Princess Zahra Saldua and 3rd Princess Bianca Paz. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

WINNERS: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Here are the night s big winners

CONGRATULATIONS! With the national competition done, the new Miss World Philippines prepares for the international pageant on September 28 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Arcel Cometa

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Ph 2013 coronation night

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:33 PM

Rappler brings you the event as it happens

WHO IS THE NEXT QUEEN? Reigning Miss World Philippines Queenierich Rehman will pass on her crown to one lucky lady on August 18. Photo by Manman Dejeto

Girls to watch: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 1:55 PM

WHO RUN THE WORLD? Watch out for these ladies in the August 18 Miss World Philippines 2013 coronation night. Rappler live blogs straight from the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

WebHits: Singer performs 'Total Eclipse of The Heart' as 19 different divas

Aug 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if Adele sung Total Eclipse of the Heart ?