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Total lunar eclipse on January 31 2018 (Cambodia)

total lunar eclipse January 31, 2018 (Cambodia)
Note: This image is here for illustrative purposes and does not represent the actual eclipse on this date.

The Moon information shown here applies to Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. (Local time Asia/Phnom Penh)

Moonrise to moonset11h2m
Distance to the center of the Sun147,384,862 km
Distance to the center of Earth364,403 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)98.9%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonCancer ♋
Moon age (days past new moon)13.8

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on January 31, 2018 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Cambodia from which the eclipse could be visible (note that the following is a short list of some of the main cities, the eclipse may be visible from other cities not listed here). The date and local time of the event shown below.

CityEclipse visible?Phase
Phnom PenhYes Partial, Total, Penumbral

Information about this eclipse

total lunar eclipse This image shows the global map with two regions: the shaded region where you can not see the lunar eclipse, and the blank region, where it can be seen. The image details the type of eclipse, the magnitude of the penumbra and umbra, Saros series to which this eclipse belongs, among other data. The date and time displayed in this image are international date and time, therefore, they might not apply to your country. However, to know the date and exact time of total lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Cambodia

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the total lunar eclipse of January 31, 2018 in Cambodia. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Moon alt.: Excellent  Good  Low  Too low  

Event datePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMoon alt.Partial eclipse beginsUmbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Umbral eclipse endsPartial eclipse endsPenumbral eclipse endsMoon alt.
Phnom Penh (UTC 7)2018-01-31229.4%131.5%17:51-118:4819:5220:303521:0822:1123:0872

You can read the table above as follows: On January 31, 2018 in Phnom Penh, Asia/Phnom_Penh (UTC 7), an total lunar eclipse will start at 17:51, the maximum eclipse will occur at 20:30 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 35°;this event will come to an end at 23:08 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 2.294 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 1.315 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth. Check all the conjunctions in January 2018.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and BeehiveJanuary 4Beehive is 2.3 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and RegulusJanuary 5Regulus is 0.9 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and JupiterJanuary 11Jupiter is 4.7 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and SaturnJanuary 15Saturn is 2.9 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and AldebaranJanuary 27Aldebaran is 0.7 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and Beehive2018-01-31 14:19Beehive is 2.3 degrees North of the Moon.

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