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Flag for Guinea-Bissau January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

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Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bissau: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bissau

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Bissau. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
3:33 AM Jan 215:12 AM Jan 216:50 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Bissau on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in BissauDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:36:29 AM295°West-northwest66.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:33:54 AM289°West-northwest53.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:41:17 AM287°West-northwest38.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:12:14 AM287°West-northwest31.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:43:15 AM287°West-northwest24.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:50:39 AM289°West-northwest9.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 21 at 7:35:21 AM290°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48:02 AM291°West-northwest2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bissau (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bissau

Eclipse Visibility from BissauVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bissau, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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