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Jul 28, 2018 at 5:18 am
Near max in Matsuyama

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Matsuyama

Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 2:14 am

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:18 am 1.60 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:21 am

Duration: 3 hours, 7 minutes

Location

July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Matsuyama

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
2:14 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 214°
28.4°
3:24 am Sat, Jul 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 228°
19.1°
4:30 am Sat, Jul 28
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 239°
8.5°
5:18 am Sat, Jul 28
Maximum in Matsuyama This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Matsuyama. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Matsuyama because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 246°
0.2°
5:21 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visibleMoonset Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 246°
-0.2°
5:21 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 246°
-0.2°
6:13 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 253°
-10.5°
7:19 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 261°
-23.3°
8:28 am Sat, Jul 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 270°
-37.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Matsuyama

Eclipse Visibility From MatsuyamaVisibility Worldwide
Jul 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 6, 2019 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse East in Asia, Pacific
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 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 Matsuyama, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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