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Jul 27, 2018 at 6:51 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Basseterre

Begins: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:46 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:51 pm -0.50 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:28 pm

Duration: 42 minutes

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July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Basseterre

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
1:14 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 99°
-75.1°
2:24 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 98°
-59.4°
3:30 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 100°
-44.5°
4:21 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 101°
-33.0°
5:13 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 104°
-21.5°
6:19 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 107°
-6.9°
6:46 pm Fri, Jul 27Not directly visibleMoonrise Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 109°
-0.2°
6:51 pm Fri, Jul 27
Maximum in Basseterre This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Basseterre. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Basseterre because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
0.7°
7:28 pm Fri, Jul 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 113°
8.4°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Basseterre, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon. Check the weather for Basseterre.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Basseterre

Eclipse Visibility From BasseterreVisibility Worldwide
Jul 27, 2018 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 20–21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 16, 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
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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