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Jan 31, 2018 at 10:29 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse

Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Niigata

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:51 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:29 pm 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 1:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31/February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Niigata

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
7:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 94°
8:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 104°
9:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-southeast 119°
10:29 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 131°
11:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 148°
12:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 186°
1:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 218°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Niigata

Eclipse Visibility From NiigataVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31/Feb 1, 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 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
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 Niigata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.