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Flag for Iceland July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Reykjavik, Iceland (Reykjavíkurborg)

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Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Reykjavik: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 5:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:48 PM

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:28 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Reykjavik

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Reykjavik, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

10:41 PM Jul 2710:48 PM Jul 2711:28 PM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Reykjavik on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in ReykjavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 5:14:47 PM68°East-northeast32.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 6:24:27 PM84°East25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:30:15 PM98°East18.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 8:21:44 PM109°East-southeast12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 9:13:11 PM120°East-southeast7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 10:19:00 PM134°Southeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 10:41:39 PM139°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ReykjavikJul 27 at 10:48:47 PM140°Southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Reykjavik 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:28:38 PM149°South-southeast2.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Times are local for Reykjavik (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Reykjavik

Eclipse Visibility From ReykjavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPenumbral
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Reykjavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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