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Jan 31, 2018 at 3:07 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Ittoqqortoormiit

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:51 am

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:07 pm -0.96 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:08 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ittoqqortoormiit

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
9:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction Northwest 321°
1.6°
10:29 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 329°
-0.0°
10:48 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 334°
-0.6°
11:51 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 348°
-2.2°
12:29 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction North 357°
-3.2°
1:07 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North
-3.1°
2:11 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 20°
-1.5°
3:06 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 33°
0.0°
3:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Ittoqqortoormiit The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Ittoqqortoormiit 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 North-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction North-northeast 33°
0.0°
3:08 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 North-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction North-northeast 33°
0.1°

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

Eclipse Visibility From IttoqqortoormiitVisibility 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
Aug 11, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, North/West Asia, North in North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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

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