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Eclipse visible in Accra – July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Accra.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Accra on Friday, July 27, 2018

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 5:17 PM108°East-southeast12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 6:11 PM109°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 6:26 PM110°East-southeast3.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:32 PM112°East-southeast17.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 8:22 PM116°East-southeast29.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 9:13 PM121°East-southeast39.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 10:19 PM132°Southeast52.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:28 PM156°South-southeast63.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Accra (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Other eclipses visible in Accra

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AccraLooks like in AccraPath of the eclipse
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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