Dr Hatem Odeh، Principal of the National Institute of Astronomical Research، said the phenomenon of the lunar eclipse is expected to last for six hours tonight.
He added that this infrequent phenomenon did not occur for 100 years.
"The lunar eclipse begins at 7:15 pm and the full eclipse starts at 9:30 pm، and continues until midnight،" he said in a telephone interview with Mustafa Bakry anchor of Haqeeq wa Asrar” "Facts and Secrets" show broadcast on the channel "Sada Al Bald Space Channel.
He further said that phenomenon of lunar eclipse does not affect health of individuals at all.
Her pointed out that phenomenon does not cause earthquakes nor floods.