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Flag for Australia July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 5:06 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Eucla: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 1:59 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:06 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 8:13 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla

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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
3:09 AM Jul 285:06 AM Jul 287:04 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 1:59:47 AM290°West-northwest61.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 3:09:27 AM277°West47.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 4:15:15 AM268°West34.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 5:06:44 AM262°West23.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 5:58:11 AM256°West-southwest13.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 7:04:00 AM248°West-southwest0.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 28 at 7:06:34 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:13:38 AM239°West-southwest13.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Eucla (ACWST – Australian Central Western Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Eucla

Eclipse Visibility From EuclaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Eucla, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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