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Flag for South Africa July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Grahamstown, South Africa

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Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Grahamstown: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:21 PM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 1:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Grahamstown

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Grahamstown. 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
8:24 PM Jul 2710:21 PM Jul 2712:19 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Grahamstown on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in GrahamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:14:47 PM99°East21.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:24:27 PM90°East36.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 9:30:15 PM80°East49.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 10:21:44 PM69°East-northeast59.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:13:11 PM51°Northeast68.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:19:00 AMNorth75.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 1:28:38 AM312°Northwest69.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Grahamstown (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Grahamstown

Eclipse Visibility from GrahamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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