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Flag for USA January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Anchorage: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:29 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Anchorage. 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
2:48 AM Jan 314:29 AM Jan 316:11 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:51:13 AM195°South-southwest44.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 2:48:27 AM213°South-southwest41.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 3:51:47 AM231°Southwest36.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 4:29:51 AM241°West-southwest33.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:07:51 AM250°West-southwest28.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 6:11:11 AM264°West21.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 7:08:29 AM276°West14.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Anchorage (AKST – Alaska Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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