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Flag for Australia July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Macquarie Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 7:21 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 10:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Macquarie Island. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:24 AM Jul 287:21 AM Jul 288:24 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Macquarie Island on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in Macquarie IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 4:14:47 AM286°West-northwest33.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:24:27 AM271°West23.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 6:30:15 AM258°West-southwest14.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 7:21:44 AM249°West-southwest7.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:13:11 AM239°West-southwest1.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJul 28 at 8:24:38 AM237°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 9:19:00 AM226°Southwest6.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 10:28:38 AM211°South-southwest12.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Macquarie Island (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Macquarie Island

Eclipse Visibility from Macquarie IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Macquarie Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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