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Flag for El Salvador January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Salvador, El Salvador

Max view in San Salvador
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:10 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

San Salvador: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:10 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Salvador

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in San Salvador, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:48 AM Jan 316:10 AM Jan 316:22 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in San Salvador on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in San SalvadorDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:51:13 AM284°West-northwest20.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:48:27 AM286°West-northwest7.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in San SalvadorJan 31 at 6:10:57 AM287°West-northwest2.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in San Salvador would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 31 at 6:22:34 AM288°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51:47 AM289°West-northwest7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 7:29:51 AM292°West-northwest15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:07:51 AM295°West-northwest23.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:11:11 AM303°West-northwest36.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:08:29 AM313°Northwest46.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for San Salvador (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Salvador

Eclipse Visibility from San SalvadorVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in San Salvador, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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