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Jul 27, 2018 at 9:21 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Lagos

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:57 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:21 pm 1.61 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:28 am

Duration: 5 hours, 31 minutes

Location

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

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:14 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 108°
-10.6°
6:58 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 109°
0.0°
7:24 pm Fri, Jul 27
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
5.4°
8:30 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-southeast 113°
20.0°
9:21 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 117°
31.3°
10:13 pm Fri, Jul 27
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 123°
42.2°
11:19 pm Fri, Jul 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 136°
54.6°
12:28 am Sat, Jul 28
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 163°
63.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Lagos

Eclipse Visibility From LagosVisibility 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 Mercury TransitMercury 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 Lagos, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.