Total Lunar Eclipse

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Date(s) - Jan 31, 2018
2:52 AM - 7:09 AM


Central California
Tulare, 93274


Eclipse Lunar

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes completely through the Earth’s dark shadow, or umbra. During this type of eclipse, the Moon will gradually get darker and then take on a rusty or blood red color.

Event UTC Time Time in Visalia* Visible in Visalia
Penumbral Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 10:52 AM Jan 31 at 2:52 AM Yes
Partial Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 11:51 AM Jan 31 at 3:51 AM Yes
Full Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 12:53 PM Jan 31 at 4:53 AM Yes
Maximum Eclipse Jan 31 at 1:30 PM Jan 31 at 5:30 AM Yes
Full Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 2:07 PM Jan 31 at 6:07 AM Yes
Partial Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 3:09 PM Jan 31 at 7:09 AM No, under horizon
Penumbral Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 4:07 PM Jan 31 at 8:07 AM No, under horizon

* The Moon is below the horizon in Visalia some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.

Eclipse Path