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Jan 31, 2018 at 7:15 am
Near max in Palmview

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Palmview

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:51 am

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:16 am 1.27 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:20 am

Duration: 2 hours, 29 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Palmview

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Palmview. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (CST) for Palmview.

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
4:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 274°
30.7°
5:48 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 280°
18.4°
6:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 286°
5.2°
7:16 am Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Palmview The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Palmview 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 288°
0.4°
7:18 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 288°
-0.0°
7:29 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 289°
-1.9°
8:07 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 294°
-10.4°
9:11 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 302°
-22.4°
10:08 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 312°
-32.2°

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of the Earth.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Palmview

Eclipse Visibility From PalmviewVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31, 2018 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 4/5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Palmview, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.