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Flag for United Arab Emirates July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Abu Dhabi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:14 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:21 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 3:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 27, 2018 – July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Abu Dhabi. 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
10:24 PM Jul 2712:21 AM Jul 282:19 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 9:14:47 PM129°Southeast25.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 10:24:27 PM143°Southeast36.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 11:30:15 PM161°South-southeast43.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 12:21:44 AM178°South45.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 1:13:11 AM194°South-southwest44.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 2:19:00 AM213°South-southwest38.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 3:28:38 AM228°Southwest28.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Abu Dhabi

Eclipse Visibility From Abu DhabiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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