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Jan 31, 2018 at 4:29 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Anchorage

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:51 am

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:29 am 1.32 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:08 am

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
1:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 195°
44.7°
2:48 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southwest 213°
41.8°
3:51 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southwest 231°
36.8°
4:29 am Wed, Jan 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 240°
33.0°
5:07 am Wed, Jan 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 249°
28.9°
6:11 am Wed, Jan 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 263°
21.6°
7:08 am Wed, Jan 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 275°
14.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility 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
Jan 20, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
Nov 29/30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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