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Flag for Papua New Guinea January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Max view in Port Moresby
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:29 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Moresby: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:29 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port Moresby. 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
9:48 PM Jan 3111:29 PM Jan 311:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Port Moresby on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Port MoresbyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:51 PM62°East-northeast31.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:48 PM55°Northeast43.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:51 PM40°Northeast54.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 11:29 PM27°North-northeast59.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 12:07 AM10°North62.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:11 AM338°North-northwest61.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:08 AM317°Northwest53.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Moresby (PGT – Papua New Guinea Time).

Eclipses visible in Port Moresby

Eclipse Visibility from Port MoresbyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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