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Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse in Singapore

On 31 January of 2018, sky watchers were treated to a rare astronomical event—a trifecta of a supermoon, blue moon as well as a blood moon. The last time this occurred was over 150 years ago, in 1866. A supermoon … Continue reading

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The “Bloodless” Lunar Eclipse I Almost Missed

The lunar eclipse on 4 Apr 2015 is the third of a series of four—called a tetrad—consecutive eclipses spaced six months apart. It was also the shortest, lasting barely 5 minutes at its peak. I staked out at the Esplanade … Continue reading

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“Blood Moon” Lunar Eclipse 8 Oct 2014

After having two Supermoons elude me this year, I can’t wait to capture the total lunar eclipse earlier tonight. Also called the “blood moon” due to its reddish colour during totality, the maximum eclipse is set to occur at 6:55pm … Continue reading

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