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Jul 28, 2018 at 8:21 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in South Pole

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:14 am

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 8:21 am 1.61 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:28 am

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

Location

July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
5:14 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 90°
18.4°
6:24 am Sat, Jul 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 90°
18.3°
7:30 am Sat, Jul 28
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 90°
18.2°
8:21 am Sat, Jul 28
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 89°
18.2°
9:13 am Sat, Jul 28
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 89°
18.1°
10:19 am Sat, Jul 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 89°
18.0°
11:28 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 89°
17.9°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in South Pole. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red. Check the weather for South Pole.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility Worldwide
Jul 28, 2018 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 17, 2019 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 26, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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