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Jan 31, 2018 at 7:04 pm
Near max in Amsterdam Island

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Amsterdam Island

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:04 pm 1.05 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:08 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

Upcoming Eclipse: August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse is not visible in Amsterdam Island. See animation and where it can be seen

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
3:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 94°
-35.9°
4:48 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 86°
-25.1°
5:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 77°
-13.2°
6:29 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 72°
-6.2°
7:01 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 67°
0.0°
7:04 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Amsterdam Island The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Amsterdam Island 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 67°
0.4°
7:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction East-northeast 67°
1.0°
8:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 57°
11.4°
9:08 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northeast 46°
20.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Amsterdam Island

Eclipse Visibility From Amsterdam IslandVisibility 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
Jul 27/28, 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
Jul 16/17, 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
Nov 11, 2019 Partial Mercury TransitPartial Mercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 10/11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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