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Jan 31, 2018 at 2:29 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Kirkenes

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

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:29 pm 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:08 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kirkenes

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
11:51 am Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North 10°
-3.4°
12:48 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 23°
-1.4°
1:34 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction Northeast 34°
-0.0°
1:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Northeast 37°
0.7°
2:29 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Map direction Northeast 46°
2.6°
3:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Map direction Northeast 54°
4.8°
4:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 68°
9.3°
5:08 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 81°
13.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kirkenes

Eclipse Visibility From KirkenesVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31, 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 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
Aug 11, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, North/West Asia, North in North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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 Kirkenes, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.