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Feb 1, 2018 at 12:29 am
Max View in Macquarie Island

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Macquarie Island

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:51 pm

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:29 am 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

January 31/February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
9:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northeast 38°
9.6°
10:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction North-northeast 25°
14.0°
11:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction North 11°
16.9°
12:29 am Thu, Feb 1
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North
17.6°
1:07 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction North 352°
17.4°
2:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northwest 337°
15.3°
3:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northwest 324°
11.5°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Macquarie Island. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Macquarie Island

Eclipse Visibility From Macquarie IslandVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31/Feb 1, 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
Jul 13, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South in Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean
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

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