Eclipse Calculator – Solar Eclipses in Beijing, China
Eclipse visible in Beijing – Jan 6, 2019 Partial Solar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Beijing (weather permitting).
During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Beijing. As the central part of the Moon's shadow (umbra) misses the Earth during a partial solar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.
More about the Jan 5 – Jan 6, 2019 Partial Solar Eclipse
Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Sunday, January 6, 2019
Click on the Sun/Moon symbols in the column entitled “Looks like” to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
|Event||Time in Beijing||Direction||Altitude||Looks like||Comments|
|Partial eclipse begins||Jan 6 at 7:35 AM||119°||0.2° below||The Moon touches the Sun's edge.|
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
|Maximum Eclipse||Jan 6 at 8:35 AM||129°||8.9° ||Moon is closest to the center.|
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jan 6 at 9:43 AM||142°||17.8° ||The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.|
Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.
Times are local for Beijing
- China Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Beijing
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|Object||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Apr 15, 2014||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 8, 2014||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 4, 2015||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 23, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 17, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 11, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 28, 2018||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Aug 11, 2018||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 6, 2019||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 17, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Dec 26, 2019||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jan 11, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 6, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 21, 2020||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jul 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Nov 30, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 10, 2021||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 19, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|May 16, 2022||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 8, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 5 / May 6, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 29, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Mar 25, 2024||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Sep 18, 2024||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
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