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Jul 27, 2018 at 7:21 pm
Near max in Santo Domingo

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Santo Domingo

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:18 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:20 pm -0.94 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:28 pm

Duration: 10 minutes

Location

July 27, 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
1:14 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 96°
-81.9°
2:24 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 95°
-66.2°
3:30 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 97°
-51.4°
4:21 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East 99°
-39.9°
5:13 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 102°
-28.4°
6:19 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 105°
-13.8°
7:18 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 109°
-0.2°
7:20 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximum in Santo Domingo This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Santo Domingo. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Santo Domingo because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
0.2°
7:28 pm Fri, Jul 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
1.8°

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. Check the weather for Santo Domingo.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Santo Domingo

Eclipse Visibility From Santo DomingoVisibility Worldwide
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
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of 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.

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