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

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rankin Inlet: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:29 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rankin Inlet

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rankin Inlet. 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
5:48 AM Jan 317:29 AM Jan 318:44 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Rankin Inlet on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Rankin InletDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:51:13 AM259°West24.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:48:27 AM272°West17.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51:47 AM285°West-northwest10.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 7:29:51 AM293°West-northwest6.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:07:51 AM301°West-northwest3.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 31 at 8:44:02 AM308°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:11:11 AM314°Northwest1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:08:29 AM327°North-northwest7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rankin Inlet (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rankin Inlet

Eclipse Visibility from Rankin InletVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rankin Inlet, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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