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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 6:22 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 6:22 PM

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

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


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

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:35 PM Jul 276:22 PM Jul 278:19 PM Jul 27
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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°Southeast9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 4:24 PM126°Southeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 4:35 PM124°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 5:30 PM113°East-southeast6.3°
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-southeast13.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 7:13 PM93°East20.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 8:19 PM80°East29.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 9:28 PM64°East-northeast38.9°
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
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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