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Flag for Canada January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Pangnirtung
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:17 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pangnirtung: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:17 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pangnirtung

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Pangnirtung. 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 318:17 AM Jan 318:24 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Pangnirtung on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in PangnirtungDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:51:13 AM282°West-northwest12.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:48:27 AM294°West-northwest7.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:51:47 AM308°Northwest2.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in PangnirtungJan 31 at 8:17:19 AM313°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 Pangnirtung 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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 31 at 8:24:35 AM315°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 8:29:51 AM316°Northwest0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:07:51 AM324°Northwest2.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:11:11 AM339°North-northwest6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:08:29 AM352°North7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pangnirtung (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pangnirtung

Eclipse Visibility from PangnirtungVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pangnirtung, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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