Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is.

Flag for South Georgia/Sandwich Is. July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

Max view in King Edward Point
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 6:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


King Edward Point: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 3:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:21 PM

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:28 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

Location

July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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 Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in King Edward Point. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:36 PM Jul 276:21 PM Jul 278:19 PM Jul 27
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 3:14 PM140°Southeast9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 4:24 PM126°Southeast1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 4:36 PM124°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 5:30 PM113°East-southeast6.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 6:21 PM103°East-southeast13.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 7:13 PM94°East20.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 8:19 PM80°East29.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 9:28 PM65°East-northeast38.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility from King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in King Edward Point, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100