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Flag for Greenland January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Thule Air Base: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:29 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:08 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Thule Air Base. 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
7:48 AM Jan 319:29 AM Jan 3111:11 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Thule Air Base on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Thule Air BaseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51 AM276°West15.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:48 AM290°West-northwest12.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51 AM304°Northwest8.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 9:29 AM313°Northwest7.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07 AM321°Northwest5.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:11 AM336°North-northwest3.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 12:08 PM349°North2.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Times are local for Thule Air Base (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility from Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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