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Flag for Tonga January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Nukualofa: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:51 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 5:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Nukualofa. 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
12:48 AM Feb 12:29 AM Feb 14:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:51 PM21°North-northeast48.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 12:48 AMNorth51.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 1:51 AM338°North-northwest48.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 2:29 AM327°North-northwest44.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 3:07 AM317°Northwest39.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:11 AM305°Northwest28.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 5:08 AM297°West-northwest17.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT – Tonga Time).

Eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Eclipse Visibility from NukualofaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
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