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Flag for Finland January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi, Finland

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3:46 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rovaniemi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:46 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rovaniemi. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
3:38 PM Jan 313:46 PM Jan 315:11 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Rovaniemi on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in RovaniemiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 12:51:13 PMNorth7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:48:27 PM20°North-northeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 2:51:47 PM34°Northeast2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 3:29:51 PM42°Northeast0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 3:38:40 PM44°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in RovaniemiJan 31 at 3:46:15 PM46°Northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Rovaniemi 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 4:07:51 PM51°Northeast1.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:11:11 PM65°East-northeast6.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 6:08:29 PM77°East-northeast11.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rovaniemi (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rovaniemi

Eclipse Visibility from RovaniemiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rovaniemi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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