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Flag for Tuvalu January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

Max view in Funafuti
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Funafuti: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:51 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 1:30 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 4:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Funafuti. 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
11:48 PM Jan 311:30 AM Feb 13:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:51 PM37°Northeast57.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:48 PM12°North-northeast63.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 12:51 AM340°North-northwest62.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 1:29 AM324°Northwest58.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:07 AM313°Northwest51.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 3:11 AM301°West-northwest39.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:08 AM294°West-northwest27.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

Eclipses visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility from FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 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 5LunarPartial
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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