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Flag for United Kingdom July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Max view in Glasgow
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:32 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Glasgow: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:32 PM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Glasgow. 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
9:28 PM Jul 279:32 PM Jul 2711:19 PM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Glasgow on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in GlasgowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 6:14:47 PM88°East25.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:24:27 PM102°East-southeast15.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 8:30:15 PM115°East-southeast7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 9:21:44 PM125°Southeast0.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 27 at 9:28:21 PM126°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in GlasgowJul 27 at 9:32:55 PM127°Southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Glasgow 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 10:13:11 PM135°Southeast4.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:19:00 PM149°South-southeast9.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 12:28:38 AM165°South-southeast13.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Glasgow (BST – British Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Glasgow

Eclipse Visibility from GlasgowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Glasgow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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