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Jan 31, 2018 at 8:29 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Alert

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:51 am

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:29 am 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alert

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
5:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 281°
15.1°
6:48 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 294°
13.3°
7:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Northwest 309°
11.5°
8:29 am Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northwest 318°
10.6°
9:07 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northwest 326°
9.8°
10:11 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Map direction North-northwest 341°
8.8°
11:08 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Map direction North 355°
8.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Alert

Eclipse Visibility From AlertVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31, 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
Aug 11, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, North/West Asia, North in North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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 Alert, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.