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Flag for Japan July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fukushima, Japan

Max View in Fukushima
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 4:36 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Fukushima: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 2:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:36 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 8:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fukushima

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Fukushima. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:24 AM Jul 284:36 AM Jul 284:39 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Fukushima on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in FukushimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 2:14:47 AM220°Southwest21.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 3:24:27 AM233°Southwest11.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 4:30:15 AM244°West-southwest1.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in FukushimaJul 28 at 4:36:34 AM245°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Fukushima 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 28 at 4:39:32 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 5:21:44 AM252°West-southwest8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 6:13:11 AM259°West-southwest17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 7:19:00 AM268°West29.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:28:38 AM279°West43.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Fukushima (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fukushima

Eclipse Visibility From FukushimaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fukushima, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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