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Flag for Saint Lucia July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Castries, Saint Lucia

Max view in Castries
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 6:36 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Castries: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 1:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:36 PM

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:28 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Castries

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Castries, 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

6:34 PM Jul 276:36 PM Jul 277:28 PM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Castries on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in CastriesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 1:14 PM109°East-southeast72.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 2:24 PM104°East-southeast56.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 3:30 PM103°East-southeast42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 4:21 PM104°East-southeast30.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 5:13 PM106°East-southeast18.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 6:19 PM109°East-southeast2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 6:34 PM109°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in CastriesJul 27 at 6:36 PM110°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Castries 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 7:28 PM113°East-southeast11.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Castries (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Castries

Eclipse Visibility from CastriesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Castries, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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