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

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Perth: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:30 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Perth. 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
7:48 PM Jan 319:30 PM Jan 3111:11 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Perth on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in PerthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51 PM72°East-northeast2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 7:09 PM69°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:48 PM64°East-northeast6.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51 PM55°Northeast18.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 9:29 PM48°Northeast24.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07 PM40°Northeast29.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:11 PM25°North-northeast36.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:08 AMNorth40.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Perth (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Perth

Eclipse Visibility from PerthVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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