Phenomenal news Malaysians! For those of you who missed the solar eclipse 2 weeks ago will have the opportunity to observe a penumbral (shadow) lunar eclipse tomorrow (23rd March 2016).

This is will be the first lunar eclipse this year and it will occur between 7:21pm, when the moon begins rising, to 9:55pm, when the moon moves completely out of the Earth’s shadows.

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Source: The Rakyat Post

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, with the cooperation of Starfield Instruments Supply, will be organising a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse observation programme for the public at the National Planetarium tomorrow starting at 7:30pm. Several telescopes will be provided, but those who are interested in participating the programme are encouraged to bring their own telescopes.

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Although we may not get to witness a total lunar eclipse, tomorrow’s occurrence is still proof that we live in a fascinating universe.

Sources: New Straits Times, The Rakyat Post.

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