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Flag for Canada January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada

Max view in Blanc-Sablon
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Blanc-Sablon: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:21 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Blanc-Sablon, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:51 AM Jan 317:21 AM Jan 317:25 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Blanc-Sablon on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Blanc-SablonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51:13 AM292°West-northwest4.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Blanc-SablonJan 31 at 7:21:18 AM297°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Blanc-Sablon would be around this time.
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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 31 at 7:25:04 AM298°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:48:27 AM302°West-northwest2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51:47 AM315°Northwest11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 9:29:51 AM323°Northwest15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07:51 AM331°North-northwest18.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:11:11 AM346°North-northwest21.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 12:08:29 PMNorth22.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Blanc-Sablon (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Blanc-Sablon

Eclipse Visibility from Blanc-SablonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Blanc-Sablon, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100