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Flag for Norway January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Max view in Longyearbyen
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Longyearbyen: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:30 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:08 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Longyearbyen. 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
12:48 PM Jan 312:30 PM Jan 314:11 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:51 AM357°North4.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 12:48 PM10°North4.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:51 PM25°North-northeast5.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 2:29 PM34°North-northeast6.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 3:07 PM42°Northeast7.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 4:11 PM57°East-northeast9.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:08 PM70°East-northeast12.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility from LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
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