Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Pretoria, South Africa

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

Max view in Pretoria
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Pretoria: 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

Location

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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Pretoria. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

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
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Pretoria on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in PretoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:14 PM101°East22.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:24 PM95°East37.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 9:30 PM88°East51.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 10:21 PM81°East63.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:13 PM67°East-northeast74.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:19 AM355°North82.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 1:28 AM290°West-northwest72.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pretoria (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Pretoria

Eclipse Visibility from PretoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pretoria, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100