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Flag for New Zealand July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:59 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 7:47 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:13 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Chatham Islands, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:09 AM Jul 287:47 AM Jul 287:51 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:59:47 AM261°West18.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 7:09:27 AM250°West-southwest6.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Chatham IslandsJul 28 at 7:47:56 AM244°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 Chatham Islands 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 7:51:11 AM243°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 8:15:15 AM239°West-southwest2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 9:06:44 AM230°Southwest11.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 9:58:11 AM220°Southwest17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 11:04:00 AM205°South-southwest24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:13:38 PM188°South27.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHAST – Chatham Island Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chatham Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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