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Flag for Australia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Darwin: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:21 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:59 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Darwin. 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
9:18 PM Jan 3110:59 PM Jan 3112:41 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Darwin on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in DarwinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:21 PM67°East-northeast15.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:18 PM62°East-northeast28.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:21 PM53°Northeast40.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 10:59 PM46°Northeast47.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:37 PM35°Northeast53.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:41 AM10°North59.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:38 AM344°North-northwest59.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Darwin (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Darwin

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