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Flag for Norway July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hammerfest, Norway

Max view in Hammerfest
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:28 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Hammerfest: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:28 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 1:28 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

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July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hammerfest

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Hammerfest, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxMoonset
12:02 AM Jul 2812:28 AM Jul 281:14 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Hammerfest on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in HammerfestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:14 PM108°East-southeast14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:24 PM124°East-southeast9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 9:30 PM138°Southeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 10:21 PM150°South-southeast2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:13 PM161°South-southeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 28 at 12:02 AM173°South0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:19 AM176°South0.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 South for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in HammerfestJul 28 at 12:28 AM179°South0.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hammerfest 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 South for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 28 at 1:14 AM189°South0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 1:28 AM192°South-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Hammerfest (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Hammerfest

Eclipse Visibility from HammerfestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hammerfest, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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