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Eclipse visible in Thimphu – January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Thimphu.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Thimphu on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ThimphuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:52 PM66°East-northeast8.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 5:33 PM71°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:51 PM73°East-northeast3.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial 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 6:53 PM79°East15.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 7:30 PM83°East23.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:07 PM87°East31.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:09 PM94°East44.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07 PM103°East-southeast57.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Thimphu (BTT - Bhutan Time).

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