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Flag for Antarctica July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

McMurdo: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:43 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Ends: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes


July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from McMurdo. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:01 AM Jul 179:30 AM Jul 1710:59 AM Jul 17
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 6:43:51 AM268°West21.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 8:01:43 AM250°West-southwest17.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJul 17 at 9:30:44 AM229°Southwest13.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 17 at 10:59:39 AM209°South-southwest10.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 17 at 12:17:38 PM191°South-southwest9.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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