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Flag for Australia July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Max view in Sydney
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6:55 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Sydney: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:43 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:55 AM

Ends: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes


July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sydney

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

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Jul 176:55 AM Jul 177:01 AM Jul 17
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Local times for eclipse in Sydney on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

EventTime in SydneyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 4:43:51 AM260°West25.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 6:01:43 AM251°West-southwest10.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SydneyJul 17 at 6:55:26 AM244°West-southwest0.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Sydney would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJul 17 at 7:01:11 AM244°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 17 at 7:30:44 AM239°West-southwest5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 17 at 8:59:39 AM225°Southwest19.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 17 at 10:17:38 AM209°South-southwest29.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sydney (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sydney

Eclipse Visibility from SydneyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Sydney, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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