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Jul 27, 2018 at 10:48 pm
Max View in Reykjavik

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Reykjavik

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:38 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:48 pm -0.46 Magnitude

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

Duration: 50 minutes

Location

July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Reykjavik

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
5:14 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 67°
-32.3°
6:24 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 83°
-25.1°
7:30 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 98°
-18.2°
8:21 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 108°
-12.9°
9:13 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 119°
-7.9°
10:19 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southeast 133°
-1.3°
10:41 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction Southeast 138°
0.0°
10:48 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximal Eclipse visible in Reykjavik The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Reykjavik 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southeast 140°
0.4°
11:28 pm Fri, Jul 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 149°
2.7°

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

Eclipse Visibility From ReykjavikVisibility 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
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
Jul 16/17, 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

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