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Flag for Australia July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at 9:33 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Melbourne: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 6:58 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 9:33 PM

Ended: Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 12:09 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


July 28, 1999 – July 29, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:22 PM Jul 289:33 PM Jul 2810:45 PM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 6:58:13 PM99°East17.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 8:22:31 PM87°East33.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 9:33:41 PM75°East-northeast47.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 10:45:02 PM56°East-northeast59.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 29 at 12:09:11 AM15°North-northeast69.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Melbourne (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility From MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarPartial
1991Jan 16SolarPartial
1991Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPartial
1993Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarTotal
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1993Nov 14SolarPartial
1995Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarPartial
1995Oct 9LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 2SolarPartial
1997Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
1998Sep 6LunarPenumbral
1999Feb 1LunarPenumbral
1999Feb 16SolarPartial
1999Jul 28 / Jul 29LunarPartial
1999Nov 16MercuryPartial Transit
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