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Jan 31, 2018 at 5:24 pm
Near max in Riffa

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Riffa

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:19 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:23 pm 0.78 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:08 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Riffa

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
1:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 38°
-37.6°
2:48 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 50°
-29.1°
3:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 60°
-18.0°
4:29 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 65°
-10.7°
5:07 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 69°
-2.5°
5:20 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 71°
0.0°
5:23 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Riffa The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Riffa 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 71°
0.4°
6:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 76°
9.9°
7:08 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 81°
22.0°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Riffa, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Riffa

Eclipse Visibility From RiffaVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31, 2018 Partial 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 27/28, 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
Jan 21, 2019 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 16/17, 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 11, 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 Riffa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.