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Jan 31, 2018 at 9:29 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Taichung

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:51 pm

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:29 pm 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

Location

January 31/February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taichung

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 78°
16.5°
7:48 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 83°
28.9°
8:51 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 88°
42.8°
9:29 pm Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 92°
51.2°
10:07 pm Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 98°
59.6°
11:11 pm Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 113°
73.1°
12:08 am Thu, Feb 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 164°
82.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Taichung

Eclipse Visibility From TaichungVisibility Worldwide
Jan 31/Feb 1, 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 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 6, 2019 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse East in Asia, Pacific
Jul 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
Dec 26, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean

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