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Eclipse visible in Port-Gentil – January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port-Gentil.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Monday, January 21, 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 Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:38 AM297°West-northwest38.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:37 AM293°West-northwest25.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:43 AM291°West-northwest10.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 6:12 AM290°West-northwest4.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 21 at 6:32 AM290°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:42 AM290°West-northwest1.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48 AM291°West-northwest17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:47 AM293°West-northwest30.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

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Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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