The longest total moon eclipse of this century will take place on Friday night. The moment will last for an hour and 43 minutes, and if it is clear, it will be visible to Moldova even with the naked eye.
"We will start to see something after 21:15, "says Adrian Şonka, director of the Astronomical Observatory Amiral Vasile Urseanu.
The maximum eclipse time, when the Moon is closest to the center of the shadow, will occur at 23:22.
The total eclipse will take nearly two hours, one minute longer than the longest total Lunar eclipses of this century, which will take place on June 26, 2029 and July 7, 2047 respectively.