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Jul 28, 2018 at 6:21 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Melbourne

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 3:14 am

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 6:21 am 1.61 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 7:29 am

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Location

July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
3:14 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 283°
47.3°
4:24 am Sat, Jul 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 271°
34.0°
5:30 am Sat, Jul 28
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 262°
21.3°
6:21 am Sat, Jul 28
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 255°
11.6°
7:13 am Sat, Jul 28
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 248°
2.4°
7:29 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 245°
-0.2°
8:19 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 238°
-9.1°
9:28 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 226°
-19.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility From MelbourneVisibility 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
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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
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 Melbourne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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