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Flag for Gabon January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil, Gabon

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Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port-Gentil: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:33 AM Jan 216:12 AM Jan 216:34 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:36:29 AM298°West-northwest38.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:33:54 AM294°West-northwest26.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:41:17 AM291°West-northwest11.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 6:12:14 AM291°West-northwest4.5°
Moon 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 6:34:06 AM290°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:43:15 AM290°West-northwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:50:39 AM291°West-northwest17.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:48:02 AM293°West-northwest30.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT – West Africa Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility from Port-GentilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100