Past Astronomy Info & Events 2018

January 31: Total Lunar Eclipse (only one visible this year from Alberta)

The timeline for the Lunar Eclipse on January 31, 2018 was:

  • Partial umbral eclipse began at:  4:48 a.m. MST
  • Total lunar eclipse began at:  5:51 a.m. MST
  • Mid-eclipse at: 6:29 a.m. MST
  • Total lunar eclipse ended at:  7:07 a.m. MST
  • Partial umbral eclipse ended at:  8:11 a.m. MST
  • Moonset from Edmonton at:  8:26 a.m. MST (along the west-northwest horizon)

The next total lunar eclipse visible in the late evening from Alberta will be on January 20, 2019!