Eclipse of the Moon: Visibility, Time and Phases
The eclipse will be visible from North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica on the 31st January 2018.
The table below shows the time (in Brunei Local Time) at different stages of the Total Lunar Eclipse on January 31, 2018 from Brunei Darussalam:
|Time||Phases||Direction of the Moon (from North)||Altitude of the Moon|
|18:51 Wed, 31 Jan||Penumbral Eclipse begins: The Earth’s penumbra start touching the Moon’s face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
|19:48 Wed, 31 Jan||Partial Eclipse begins: Partial moon eclipse starts – moon is getting red.||73°||19.4°|
|20:51 Wed, 31 Jan||Total Eclipse begins: Total moon eclipse starts – completely red moon.||72°||34.0°|
|21:29 Wed, 31 Jan||Maximum Eclipse: Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.||71°||42.8°|
|22:07 Wed, 31 Jan||Total Eclipse ends: Total moon eclipse ends.||68°||51.4°|
|23:11 Wed, 31 Jan||Partial Eclipse ends: Partial moon eclipse ends.||58°||65.3°|
|00:08 Thu, 1 Feb||Penumbral Eclipse ends: The Earth’s penumbra ends.||32°||75.7°|
How does the moon eclipse look like in Brunei?
This video shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Brunei. This is a simulation made by a software, StarryNight Pro.
When is the next eclipse visible in Brunei?
|Date of eclipse in Brunei||Visibility|
|28 Jul 2018
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica|
|17 Jul 2019
Partial Lunar Eclipse
|Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica|
|26 Dec 2019
Partial Solar Eclipse
|Annular Solar Eclipse in East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean|
How to watch Live Stream of Jan 31, 2018 Lunar Eclipse?
Please follow these steps to enjoy video streams of the phenomenon:
- Please go to Brunei Astronomy Facebook site and Click Here to view video live feed from Mini-Observatory in Keriam, Tutong. Brunei Darussalam from 6.30 pm on the day of the eclipse.
- Look for new video posting on the site (which has “live” posted on the video)
Where can I go for Eclipse Observation in Brunei ?
[Please email us, if you are organizing any eclipse observation]
Total Eclipse of the Moon Sunat Prayer
The Eclipse Sunat Prayer will be held at all mosques, surau and religious halls nationwide on the night of the phenomenon. The Sunat prayer will take place after Fardu Isyak prayer. The focal point of the event will be at the Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque in the capital. Source: RTB