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Jul 27, 2018 at 8:21 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Accra

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:11 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 8:21 pm 1.61 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:28 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
5:14 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 108°
-13.7°
6:11 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 109°
-0.2°
6:24 pm Fri, Jul 27
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 109°
2.5°
7:30 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-southeast 112°
17.1°
8:21 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 115°
28.6°
9:13 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 120°
39.6°
10:19 pm Fri, Jul 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 132°
52.7°
11:28 pm Fri, Jul 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 155°
63.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility From AccraVisibility Worldwide
Jul 27, 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
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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