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Flag for U.S.A. January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arden-Arcade, California, U.S.A.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Arden-Arcade: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:51 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:29 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arden-Arcade

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Arden-Arcade. 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
3:48 AM Jan 315:29 AM Jan 317:11 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Arden-Arcade on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Arden-ArcadeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 2:51:13 AM250°West-southwest48.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 3:48:27 AM261°West38.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 4:51:47 AM271°West26.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 5:29:51 AM276°West19.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 6:07:51 AM282°West-northwest11.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 7:11:11 AM291°West-northwest0.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 31 at 7:16:14 AM291°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 8:08:29 AM299°West-northwest9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Arden-Arcade (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Arden-Arcade

Eclipse Visibility from Arden-ArcadeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Arden-Arcade, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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