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Flag for Australia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:21 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:38 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Adelaide. 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
10:18 PM Jan 3111:59 PM Jan 311:41 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:21:13 PM58°East-northeast11.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:18:27 PM48°Northeast20.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:21:47 PM35°Northeast29.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 11:59:51 PM26°North-northeast33.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:37:51 AM16°North-northeast35.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:41:11 AM357°North37.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:38:29 AM341°North-northwest35.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACDT – Australian Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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