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Flag for Gambia June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Banjul, Gambia (Bathurst)

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Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7:32 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Banjul: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 5:45 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 7:32 PM

Ends: Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 9:04 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes


June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Banjul

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

7:29 PM Jun 57:32 PM Jun 59:04 PM Jun 5
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Local times for eclipse in Banjul on Friday, June 5, 2020

EventTime in BanjulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 5 at 5:45:51 PM108°East-southeast23.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 7:24:55 PM112°East-southeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 5 at 7:29:41 PM112°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BanjulJun 5 at 7:32:47 PM112°East-southeast0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Banjul 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 9:04:03 PM119°East-southeast19.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Banjul (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Banjul

Eclipse Visibility from BanjulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2021Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2028Jul 6LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
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