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Flag for China October 19, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Lhasa, Tibet, China

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Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Lhasa: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 5:50 AM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Ended: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


October 19, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Lhasa

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:50 AM Oct 197:50 AM Oct 198:03 AM Oct 19
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Local times for eclipse in Lhasa on Saturday, October 19, 2013

EventTime in LhasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 19 at 5:50:40 AM267°West27.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 19 at 7:50:11 AM281°West2.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetOct 19 at 8:03:29 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 19 at 9:49:47 AM297°West-northwest21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Lhasa (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Lhasa

Eclipse Visibility from LhasaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Lhasa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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