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Eclipse visible in Mexico City – Jan 31, 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 Mexico City.

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

More about the Jan 31, 2018 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Wednesday, January 31, 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 Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:52 AM279°West30.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 5:51 AM282°West-northwest16.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 6:53 AM287°West-northwest3.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mexico CityJan 31 at 7:08 AM288°West-northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mexico City would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetJan 31 at 7:10 AM288°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 7:30 AM290°West-northwest3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:07 AM293°West-northwest12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 9:09 AM300°West-northwest25.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 10:07 AM309°Northwest36.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Mexico City (CST - Central Standard Time).

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Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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