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Flag for India January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vasai-Virar, Maharashtra, India

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vasai-Virar: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:21 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:59 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:38 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vasai-Virar

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Vasai-Virar. 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
6:27 PM Jan 316:59 PM Jan 318:41 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Vasai-Virar on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Vasai-VirarDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:21:13 PM59°East-northeast26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:18:27 PM66°East-northeast15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:21:47 PM72°East-northeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 6:27:49 PM72°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 6:59:51 PM75°East-northeast6.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 7:37:51 PM77°East-northeast14.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:41:11 PM81°East28.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:38:29 PM85°East41.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Vasai-Virar (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Vasai-Virar

Eclipse Visibility From Vasai-VirarVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vasai-Virar, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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