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Total lunar eclipse on July 27 2018 (Zimbabwe)

total lunar eclipse July 27, 2018 (Zimbabwe)
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 Harare, Zimbabwe on Friday, July 27, 2018. (Local time Africa/Harare)

Moonrise to moonset11h31m
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 Zimbabwe 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
HarareYes Penumbral, Partial, Total

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 Zimbabwe

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the total lunar eclipse of July 27, 2018 in Zimbabwe. 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.
Harare (UTC 2)2018-07-27267.9%160.9%19:152320:2421:3022:226623:1300:1901:2971

You can read the table above as follows: On July 27, 2018 in Harare, Africa/Harare (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 66°;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).

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