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Jan 31, 2018 at 9:29 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Beijing

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:51 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:29 pm 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

January 31/February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 81°
15.7°
7:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 89°
26.2°
8:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 100°
37.8°
9:29 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 107°
44.6°
10:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 116°
51.1°
11:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 137°
60.5°
12:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 164°
65.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility From BeijingVisibility 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
Aug 11, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, North/West Asia, North in North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 6, 2019 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse East in Asia, Pacific
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

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