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Feb 1, 2018 at 2:29 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Rawaki

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:51 pm

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:29 am 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 5:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

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

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
11:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northeast 24°
66.5°
12:48 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction North 349°
68.3°
1:51 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Northwest 318°
61.3°
2:29 am Thu, Feb 1
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northwest 307°
54.5°
3:07 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 300°
46.9°
4:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 293°
33.2°
5:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-northwest 289°
20.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility From RawakiVisibility 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 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 21, 2019 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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
Nov 30/Dec 1, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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