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Flag for Antarctica July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 8:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

South Pole: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 8:21 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in South Pole. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:24 AM Jul 288:21 AM Jul 2810:19 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:14:47 AM90°East18.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 6:24:27 AM90°East18.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 7:30:15 AM90°East18.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 8:21:44 AM90°East18.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 9:13:11 AM90°East18.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 10:19:00 AM90°East18.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 11:28:38 AM90°East17.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for South Pole (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 4SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 27SolarPartial
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 12MercuryTransit
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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