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Eclipse visible in Nairobi – Jul 27 – Jul 28, 2018 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Nairobi.

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

More about the Jul 27, 2018 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Nairobi 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 NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:17 PM111°East-southeast24.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsJul 27 at 9:26 PM114°East-southeast40.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 10:32 PM122°East-southeast54.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 11:22 PM135°Southeast64.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:13 AM160°South-southeast70.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 1:19 AM207°South-southwest69.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 2:28 AM234°Southwest58.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nairobi (EAT - Eastern Africa Time).

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