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Flag for India July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Akola, Maharashtra, India

Max view in Akola
Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at 7:05 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Akola: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 2:28 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 7:05 PM

Ended: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 7:39 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Akola

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

7:00 PM Jul 287:05 PM Jul 287:39 PM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Akola on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

EventTime in AkolaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 2:28 PM91°East60.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 3:52 PM97°East41.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 5:03 PM101°East26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 6:15 PM106°East-southeast10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 28 at 7:00 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AkolaJul 28 at 7:05 PM110°East-southeast0.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Akola would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 7:39 PM113°East-southeast7.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Akola (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Akola

Eclipse Visibility from AkolaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarTotal
1995Apr 15LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Jul 28LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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