Get Ready To Witness A Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' In UAE This Week

23 Jan 2018

We are so excited for this...

Seems like being in Dubai right now is a good idea, because of the amazing weather and all the goss going around about the latest celeb-fave nightclub set to open in Dubai next month.

This city is known for its unique factor of there being something for everyone. So, this one’s for all the astronomy lovers. Gear up!

Definitely, a once-in-a-lifetime-experience, happening after 152 years... an incredible celestial event is all set to take place on 31 Jan, where a combination of a lunar eclipse, a super moon and a blue moon will take place together, and is described as ‘A Lunar Trifecta’ by NASA.

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With just three minutes to witness this eclipse, the best time to view it would be at around 6:04 pm in Dubai and 6:06 pm in Abu Dhabi. For better views of the eclipse, go to a spot where your sight will not be obstructed.

The super moon will last the whole night.

For those of you who want extra knowledge about the eclipse, do attend the event organized by The Dubai Astronomy Group at the Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre in Mushrif Park, where public can buy tickets worth Dhs10 for children and Dhs20 for adults, and gain access to telescopic observations, photography opportunities, along with a detailed presentation followed by a question-and-answer session.

INFO: Limited tickets starting from Dhs10, 31 Jan, 5pm-9pm, Mushrif Park, 04 221 6603