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Jan 31, 2018 at 6:29 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Edmonton

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:51 am

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:29 am 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:26 am

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Edmonton

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
3:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 244°
37.7°
4:48 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 257°
29.8°
5:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 269°
20.7°
6:29 am Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 276°
15.2°
7:07 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 283°
9.8°
8:11 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 295°
1.5°
8:24 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 298°
-0.0°
9:08 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 306°
-5.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Edmonton

Eclipse Visibility From EdmontonVisibility 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
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 4, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, 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 Edmonton, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.