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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:29 pm

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Longyearbyen: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Magnitude: 1.32

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Upcoming Eclipse: August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Longyearbyen. See animation and where it can be seen

January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:48 pm Jan 312:29 pm Jan 314:11 pm Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:51:13 am357°North4.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 12:48:27 pm10°North4.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:51:47 pm25°North-northeast5.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 2:29:51 pm33°North-northeast6.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 3:07:51 pm42°Northeast7.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 4:11:11 pm57°East-northeast9.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:08:29 pm70°East-northeast12.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility From LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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