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Total lunar eclipse on July 27 2018 (Germany)

total lunar eclipse July 27, 2018 (Germany)
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 Berlin, Germany on Friday, July 27, 2018. (Local time Europe/Berlin)

Moonrise to moonset16h14m
Distance to the center of the Sun151,923,828 km
Distance to the center of Earth405,424 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)99.2%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonCapricorn ♑
Moon age (days past new moon)13.9

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on July 27, 2018 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Germany 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
BerlinYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Baden-WürttembergYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
BayernYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
BrandenburgYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
BremenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
HamburgYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
HessenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Mecklenburg-VorpommernYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
NiedersachsenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Nordrhein-WestfalenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Rheinland-PfalzYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
SaarlandYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
SachsenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Sachsen-AnhaltYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
Schleswig-HolsteinYes Total, Partial, Penumbral
ThüringenYes Total, Partial, Penumbral

Information about this eclipse

Central total eclipse (Moon's center passes north of shadow axis)

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 Germany

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the total lunar eclipse of July 27, 2018 in Germany. 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.
Berlin (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1520:2421:3022:22923:1300:1901:2918
Baden-Württemberg (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1720:2421:3022:221023:1300:1901:2922
Bayern (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1520:2421:3022:221023:1300:1901:2922
Brandenburg (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1520:2421:3022:22823:1300:1901:2918
Bremen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1820:2421:3022:22623:1300:1901:2917
Hamburg (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1720:2421:3022:22623:1300:1901:2917
Hessen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1720:2421:3022:22823:1300:1901:2920
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1620:2421:3022:22723:1300:1901:2916
Niedersachsen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1720:2421:3022:22723:1300:1901:2918
Nordrhein-Westfalen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1820:2421:3022:22723:1300:1901:2919
Rheinland-Pfalz (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1820:2421:3022:22823:1300:1901:2920
Saarland (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1820:2421:3022:22823:1300:1901:2921
Sachsen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1620:2421:3022:221023:1300:1901:2921
Sachsen-Anhalt (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1620:2421:3022:22823:1300:1901:2918
Schleswig-Holstein (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1720:2421:3022:22623:1300:1901:2916
Thüringen (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:15-1620:2421:3022:22923:1300:1901:2919

You can read the table above as follows: On July 27, 2018 in Berlin, Europe/Berlin (UTC 2), an total lunar eclipse will start at 19:15, the maximum eclipse will occur at 22:22 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 9°;this event will come to an end at 01:29 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 2.679 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 1.609 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

We must take into account the altitude of the moon, for example, in Berlin, due to the low altitude of the Moon (9 degrees) this lunar eclipse will not be very obvious.

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