Total lunar eclipse seen in Philippine skies tonight

This year’s second total lunar eclipse will be witnessed tonight, this according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

In its astronomical diary for August, PAGASA said a total lunar eclipse will be visible in the country and other parts of the world on Aug. 28. The eclipse will begin as the moon enters the penumbral stage at 3:52 p.m. and the umbral stage will begin at 4:50 p.m. It will end at 9:22 p.m. The moon will rise at 6:08 p.m. and set at 5:16 a.m. the following day.