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Flag for Australia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

Max view in Eucla
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Eucla: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:36 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:53 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Eucla. 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
8:33 PM Jan 3110:14 PM Jan 3111:56 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:36 PM65°East-northeast6.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:33 PM56°Northeast16.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:36 PM45°Northeast26.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 10:14 PM37°Northeast31.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:52 PM27°North-northeast36.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:56 PMNorth40.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:53 AM352°North40.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Eucla (ACWST – Australian Central Western Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Eucla

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