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Jan 31, 2018 at 7:05 am
Near max in Santo Domingo

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Santo Domingo

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:06 am -0.71 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:10 am

Duration: 19 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santo Domingo

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 286°
3.5°
7:06 am Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Santo Domingo The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Santo Domingo 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 287°
0.4°
7:09 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 288°
-0.0°
7:48 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 291°
-9.0°
8:51 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 297°
-22.1°
9:29 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 302°
-29.6°
10:07 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 308°
-36.7°
11:11 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 321°
-46.9°
12:08 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 339°
-53.3°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Santo Domingo, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Santo Domingo

Eclipse Visibility From Santo DomingoVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31, 2018 Penumbral 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, 2018 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 16, 2019 Penumbral 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 Santo Domingo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.