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Feb 1, 2018 at 12:29 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Wollongong

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 — Wollongong

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
9:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northeast 49°
20.1°
10:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northeast 37°
28.1°
11:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction North-northeast 22°
34.6°
12:29 am Thu, Feb 1
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North-northeast 12°
36.9°
1:07 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction North
37.9°
2:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northwest 342°
36.2°
3:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North-northwest 327°
31.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Wollongong

Eclipse Visibility From WollongongVisibility 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 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

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