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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 Okayama

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

Location

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

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
7:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 89°
29.2°
8:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 97°
40.5°
9:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-southeast 109°
52.8°
10:29 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 119°
59.7°
11:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 133°
65.8°
12:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 171°
71.7°
1:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 211°
69.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Okayama

Eclipse Visibility From OkayamaVisibility 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
Jul 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
Dec 26, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean

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