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Flag for Australia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia (Ayers Rock)

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Uluru: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:21 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:59 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 1:38 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Uluru. 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
9:18 PM Jan 3110:59 PM Jan 3112:41 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Uluru on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in UluruDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:21:13 PM64°East-northeast10.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:18:27 PM57°East-northeast21.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:21:47 PM46°Northeast32.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 10:59:51 PM38°Northeast37.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:37:51 PM28°North-northeast42.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:41:11 AMNorth46.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:38:29 AM348°North-northwest46.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Uluru (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Uluru

Eclipse Visibility from UluruVisibility 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 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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