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Flag for Seychelles January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Victoria, Seychelles

Max view in Victoria
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Victoria: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:48 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Victoria

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Victoria, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:41 PM Jan 316:48 PM Jan 317:11 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 2:51:13 PM68°East-northeast52.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 3:48:27 PM72°East-northeast40.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:51:47 PM73°East-northeast25.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 5:29:51 PM74°East-northeast17.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 6:07:51 PM74°East-northeast8.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 31 at 6:41:46 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in VictoriaJan 31 at 6:48:44 PM73°East-northeast1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Victoria would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 7:11:11 PM72°East-northeast6.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:08:29 PM70°East-northeast19.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Victoria (SCT – Seychelles Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Victoria

Eclipse Visibility from VictoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Victoria, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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