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Eclipse visible in Cairns – July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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

More about the July 16, 2019 – July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 4:46 AM253°West-southwest25.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 6:04 AM250°West-southwest8.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in CairnsJul 17 at 6:44 AM247°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cairns would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 17 at 6:47 AM247°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 17 at 7:31 AM244°West-southwest10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 17 at 8:59 AM234°Southwest27.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 17 at 10:17 AM221°Southwest40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Cairns.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Cairns (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Cairns

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in CairnsLooks like in CairnsPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 29, 2014SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 20, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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