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Flag for Bhutan July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thimphu, Bhutan

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 2:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Thimphu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:14 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 2:21 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thimphu

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Thimphu. 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
12:24 AM Jul 282:21 AM Jul 284:19 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Thimphu on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in ThimphuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 11:14:47 PM165°South-southeast41.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 12:24:27 AM187°South42.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 1:30:15 AM206°South-southwest38.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 2:21:44 AM219°Southwest32.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 3:13:11 AM229°Southwest25.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 4:19:00 AM239°West-southwest13.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 5:28:38 AM248°West-southwest0.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Thimphu (BTT – Bhutan Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Thimphu

Eclipse Visibility From ThimphuVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Thimphu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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