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Longest Blood Moon Can Be Seen throughout Indonesia

The people of Indonesia can witness the natural phenomenon of a total lunar eclipse that only occur once every 103 years

BANDARLAMPUNG, NNC - The Meteorology and Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Lampung predicts that residents of Lampung Province can enjoy the natural phenomenon of a total lunar eclipse that only occur once every 103 years on July 28 2018. The total lunar eclipse is also called blood moon.

"The Blood Moon can be seen by people in Lampung province and throughout Indonesia," Head of Data and Information BMKG Lampung Rudi Herianto said in Bandarlampung on Tuesday, July 24.

Rudi says the natural phenomenon, occuring once every 103 years, will begin at 00:13 a.m, with its peak at 3:22 a.m. and will end at 6.30 a.m.

BMKG Lampung forecast the weather will be bright during the time of the eclipse in Lampung Province, and people can observe the phenomenon from the start until the end of the eclipse.

The rare and interesting phenomenon could also be witnessed via live streaming at http://www.bmkg.go.id/gbt, citing Antara.