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Flag for Dem. Rep. Congo January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi, Dem. Rep. Congo (Bakwanga)

Max view in Mbuji-Mayi
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mbuji-Mayi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:21 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Mbuji-Mayi, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:33 AM Jan 216:21 AM Jan 216:23 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Mbuji-Mayi on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in Mbuji-MayiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:36:29 AM296°West-northwest23.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:33:54 AM292°West-northwest10.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mbuji-MayiJan 21 at 6:21:36 AM291°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mbuji-Mayi would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 21 at 6:23:52 AM291°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:41:17 AM290°West-northwest3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:12:14 AM290°West-northwest11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:43:15 AM289°West-northwest18.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:50:39 AM290°West-northwest33.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:48:02 AM293°West-northwest45.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mbuji-Mayi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mbuji-Mayi

Eclipse Visibility from Mbuji-MayiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mbuji-Mayi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100