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Flag for Argentina July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Mar del Plata
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 6:01 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Mar del Plata: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 2:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:01 PM

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 8:28 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

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July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mar del Plata

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mar del Plata. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:56 PM Jul 276:01 PM Jul 277:19 PM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Mar del Plata on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in Mar del PlataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 2:14 PM157°South-southeast30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 3:24 PM141°Southeast23.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 4:30 PM128°Southeast14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 5:21 PM119°East-southeast6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 5:56 PM114°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mar del PlataJul 27 at 6:01 PM113°East-southeast0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mar del Plata would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 6:13 PM112°East-southeast2.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 7:19 PM102°East-southeast14.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 8:28 PM92°East27.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mar del Plata (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Mar del Plata.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Mar del Plata

Eclipse Visibility from Mar del PlataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mar del Plata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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