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Eclipse visible in Hong Kong – July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Hong Kong. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

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 Hong KongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:00 PM101°East26.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 6:25 PM107°East-southeast8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 28 at 7:00 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 7:34 PM113°East-southeast6.8° 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 East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:44 PM122°East-southeast20.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 10:08 PM136°Southeast35.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Hong Kong (HKT - Hong Kong Time).

Other eclipses visible in Hong Kong

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Hong KongLooks like in Hong KongPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 1995LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 1997SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 22, 1998SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 11, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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