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Flag for Australia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:29 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mackay: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:29 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mackay. 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
9:48 PM Jan 3111:29 PM Jan 311:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51:13 PM56°Northeast27.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:48:27 PM45°Northeast37.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:51:47 PM30°North-northeast46.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 11:29:51 PM18°North-northeast49.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:07:51 AMNorth51.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:11:11 AM341°North-northwest49.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:08:29 AM324°Northwest43.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mackay (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mackay

Eclipse Visibility from MackayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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