Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Saint-Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Flag for Russia January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Petersburg, Russia (Sankt-Peterburg)

Max view in Saint-Petersburg
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saint-Petersburg: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:16 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Petersburg

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Saint-Petersburg, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:11 PM Jan 315:16 PM Jan 316:11 PM Jan 31
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Saint-Petersburg on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Saint-PetersburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:51:13 PM11°North13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 2:48:27 PM24°North-northeast11.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 3:51:47 PM39°Northeast7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 4:29:51 PM47°Northeast2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:07:51 PM55°Northeast0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 5:11:10 PM55°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Saint-PetersburgJan 31 at 5:16:19 PM57°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saint-Petersburg 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 6:11:11 PM68°East-northeast5.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 7:08:29 PM79°East12.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Saint-Petersburg (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Petersburg

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-PetersburgVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saint-Petersburg, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100