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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 Napier

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 — Napier

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

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°
28.8°
12:48 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction North
32.0°
1:51 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction North 352°
32.2°
2:29 am Thu, Feb 1
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North-northwest 341°
30.7°
3:07 am Thu, Feb 1
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northwest 332°
28.0°
4:11 am Thu, Feb 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northwest 317°
21.4°
5:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northwest 306°
13.6°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Napier

Eclipse Visibility From NapierVisibility 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 Partial 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 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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