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Flag for U.S.A. July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island, U.S.A.

Max view in Baker Island
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baker Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 5:17 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 5:42 AM

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:28 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 11 minutes


July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Baker Island, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:17 AM Jul 275:42 AM Jul 275:44 AM Jul 27
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Friday, July 27, 2018

EventTime in Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 5:17 AM251°West-southwest5.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Baker IslandJul 27 at 5:42 AM251°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Baker Island 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 27 at 5:44 AM251°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 6:26 AM251°West-southwest10.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 27 at 7:32 AM249°West-southwest25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 27 at 8:22 AM247°West-southwest36.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 27 at 9:13 AM242°West-southwest47.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 27 at 10:19 AM230°Southwest60.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 27 at 11:28 AM200°South-southwest70.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Baker Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Baker Island

Eclipse Visibility from Baker IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Baker Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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