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Flag for Canada January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

Max view in Cape Dorset
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cape Dorset: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Cape Dorset. 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 partialMaxMoonset
6:48 AM Jan 318:30 AM Jan 318:50 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Dorset on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Cape DorsetDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:51 AM273°West16.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:48 AM285°West-northwest10.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:51 AM298°West-northwest4.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 8:29 AM307°Northwest1.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJan 31 at 8:50 AM311°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:07 AM315°Northwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:11 AM329°North-northwest6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:08 AM342°North-northwest8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cape Dorset (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cape Dorset

Eclipse Visibility from Cape DorsetVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cape Dorset, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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