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Jul 27, 2018 at 10:21 pm
Max View in Kufra

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Kufra

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:14 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:21 pm 1.61 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 1:28 am

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

Location

July 27/28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kufra

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
7:14 pm Fri, Jul 27
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 112°
1.8°
8:24 pm Fri, Jul 27
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 120°
15.4°
9:30 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 130°
27.4°
10:21 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 140°
35.5°
11:13 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 153°
41.9°
12:19 am Sat, Jul 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 173°
46.2°
1:28 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 196°
44.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kufra

Eclipse Visibility From KufraVisibility Worldwide
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
Jan 21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 16/17, 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
Nov 11, 2019 Partial Mercury TransitPartial Mercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 10, 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 Kufra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.