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Eclipse visible in Beijing – January 6, 2019 — Partial Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Beijing

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

More about the January 5, 2019 – January 6, 2019 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Sunday, January 6, 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 BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 6 at 7:35 AM119°East-southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseJan 6 at 8:35 AM129°Southeast8.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 6 at 9:43 AM142°Southeast17.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BeijingLooks like in BeijingPath of the eclipse
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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