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Flag for Malaysia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kuching, Malaysia

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kuching: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:30 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kuching

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Kuching. 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
7:48 PM Jan 319:30 PM Jan 3111:11 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Kuching on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in KuchingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:51 PM73°East-northeast1.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:48 PM73°East-northeast14.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51 PM71°East-northeast28.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 9:29 PM69°East-northeast37.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07 PM67°East-northeast46.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:11 PM58°East-northeast59.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:08 AM38°Northeast70.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kuching (MYT – Malaysia Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Kuching

Eclipse Visibility from KuchingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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