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Jan 31, 2018 at 6:03 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Nizwa

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:51 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:03 pm 1.06 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 8:08 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nizwa

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
2:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 46°
-35.6°
3:48 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 56°
-25.9°
4:51 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 64°
-13.8°
5:29 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 69°
-6.1°
5:56 pm Wed, Jan 31Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 71°
0.0°
6:03 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximal Eclipse visible in Nizwa The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nizwa would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction East-northeast 72°
1.2°
6:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 72°
2.1°
7:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 78°
15.4°
8:08 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 82°
27.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nizwa

Eclipse Visibility From NizwaVisibility 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
Jan 21, 2019 Penumbral 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

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