Cebuanos witness total lunar eclipse, Super Flower Blood Moon

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CEBUANOS caught a rare glimpse of the Super Flower Blood Moon coinciding with a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

The total lunar eclipse was the first in more than two years.

According to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, the penumbral eclipse began at 4:47 p.m., followed by the greatest eclipse at 7:18 p.m.

The eclipse was expected to end at 9:49 p.m.

A super moon is a celestial phenomenon when a full or new moon coincides with the moon's closest approach to Earth.

A lunar eclipse is when the moon moves into the Earth's shadow.

Below are some photos of the rare phenomenon.

Photos by Amper Campaña and Dwight Ligan

(JGS)

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