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Flag for French Southern Territories July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port-aux-Francais: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 1:21 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port-aux-Francais. 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
11:24 PM Jul 271:21 AM Jul 283:19 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 10:14:47 PM51°Northeast50.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 11:24:27 PM26°North-northeast57.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 12:30:15 AM357°North59.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 1:21:44 AM335°North-northwest57.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 2:13:11 AM316°Northwest52.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 3:19:00 AM297°West-northwest43.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 4:28:38 AM281°West33.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

Eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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