3rd Lunar eclipse of year to occur today in Pakistan
The third lunar eclipse of this year in Pakistan will be occur today (Friday), confirmed Meteorological Department Director General Sardar Sarfraz, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Sardar Sarfraz said there will be four eclipses in Pakistan this year.
Alongside, Pakistan there will be a lunar eclipse in Europe and Central Asia tomorrow.
The eclipse will start at 11:00 am local time in Pakistan and will end at 5:03 pm.
Sarfraz said the eclipse in Pakistan will not be clear due to daylight.
Sarfraz said that this will be the third lunar eclipse of the year, while the solar eclipse will take place in December.
People who are eager to see the moon and sun should use black optics and telescopes so that it will not affect their sights.
Sarfraz further said there are usually five to six eclipses a year on average. Eclipses could harm the eyesight of viewers without any safety precautions, added the Meteorological Department Director General.
It is pertinent to mention that this eclipse will be the longest in the history of 580 years.
Reporter: Aadia Naz