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Jan 31, 2018 at 5:04 pm
Near max in Riesa

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Riesa

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:59 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:04 pm -0.92 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:08 pm

Duration: 9 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Riesa

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
11:51 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North 354°
-22.2°
12:48 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North
-22.1°
1:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 23°
-19.6°
2:29 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 32°
-17.0°
3:07 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northeast 40°
-13.7°
4:11 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northeast 53°
-6.9°
5:01 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 63°
0.0°
5:04 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Riesa The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Riesa 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 63°
0.4°
5:08 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 64°
0.8°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Riesa, 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 Riesa

Eclipse Visibility From RiesaVisibility 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 27/28, 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
Jan 21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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 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 Riesa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.