Where to view the super blue blood moon on Wednesday

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There will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a super blue blood moon on Wednesday (January 31).

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A super moon is when the satellite is at its closest distance to Earth.

When a calendar month sees two full moons, which is an unusual occurrence, the second one is known as a Blue Moon.

Finally, a Blood Moon when it turns red or copper, usually during a total lunar eclipse.

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To mark the rare event — last seen more than 150 years ago — the Philippine Astronomical Society has posted a list of observation stations open to the public on its Facebook page.

They are:

1. Luneta, Rizal Park (near the Lapu-Lapu Statue). 6pm-12am. Hosted by the Philippine Astronomical Society Inc

2. San Bed College (Mendiola Street). 6pm-12am. Hosted by the Bedan Society of Young Astronomers.

3. SM North EDSA (Sky Garden). 7pm onwards. Hosted by the Manila Street Astronomers.

4. UP Diliman (PAGASA Astronomical Observatory). 6pm-12:10am. Hosted by the UP Astronomical Society

5. Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan. 6pm-12am. Hosted by Manila Street Astronomers

6. Alabang Town Center (Corte de las Palmas). 6pm-12am. Hosted by Manila Street Astronomers

7. SunTech iPark Lancaster Square New City, Imus Cavite. 7pm-10pm. Hosted by Astronomy and Physics Society of St. Edward Integrated School

8. Sampaloc Lake Park, Bonifacio Statue, San Pablo City, Laguna. 7:30pm-10pm. Hosted by Philippine Astronomical Society

9. Carabao Park, UP Los Baños. 7pm-10pm. Hosted by the UPLB Astronomical Society

10. Lakefront, Kapusod, Kinalaglagan, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas. 7pm-11pm. Hosted by Kapusod and Philippine Astronomical Society

11. Indiana Aerospace University Sports Arena. 7pm-12am. Hosted by IAU Astronomical Society

12. Abreeza Ayala Mall, Davao. 7pm-10pm. Hosted by Davao Stargazers.

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