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Jan 31, 2018 at 6:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Cherrapunji

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:21 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:59 pm 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:38 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

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

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cherrapunji

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
4:21 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 66°
-8.4°
4:59 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 71°
0.0°
5:18 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 72°
3.5°
6:21 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 78°
16.6°
6:59 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 82°
24.8°
7:37 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 85°
33.0°
8:41 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 92°
46.9°
9:38 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 100°
59.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Cherrapunji

Eclipse Visibility From CherrapunjiVisibility 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 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
Dec 26, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
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 Cherrapunji, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.