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Eclipse visible in Yaoundé – June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Yaoundé on Friday, June 5, 2020

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 YaoundéDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 5 at 6:48 PM112°East-southeast7.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 8:25 PM117°East-southeast28.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 10:03 PM129°Southeast48.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Yaoundé (WAT - West Africa Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in YaoundéLooks like in YaoundéPath of the eclipse
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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