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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Max view in Saint-Pierre
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:02 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saint-Pierre: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:02 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Pierre

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Saint-Pierre, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:51 AM Jan 318:02 AM Jan 318:05 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Saint-Pierre on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Saint-PierreDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:51 AM293°West-northwest1.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Saint-PierreJan 31 at 8:02 AM295°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saint-Pierre would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 31 at 8:05 AM295°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 8:48 AM303°West-northwest6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:51 AM315°Northwest15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 10:29 AM323°Northwest19.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:07 AM332°North-northwest22.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 12:11 PM347°North-northwest26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 1:08 PMNorth27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saint-Pierre (PMST – Pierre & Miquelon Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Pierre

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-PierreVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saint-Pierre, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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