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Flag for Gabon July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil, Gabon

Max view in Port-Gentil
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port-Gentil: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:21 PM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:28 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

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July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port-Gentil. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
7:24 PM Jul 279:21 PM Jul 2711:19 PM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 6:14 PM109°East-southeast1.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 6:26 PM109°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:24 PM110°East-southeast12.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:30 PM111°East-southeast27.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 9:21 PM114°East-southeast39.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 10:13 PM120°East-southeast50.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:19 PM135°Southeast63.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:28 AM173°South71.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility from Port-GentilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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