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Flag for India January 31, 1999 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Sunday, January 31, 1999 at 9:48 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

New Delhi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jan 31, 1999 at 7:36 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jan 31, 1999 at 9:48 PM

Ended: Sun, Jan 31, 1999 at 11:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 22 minutes


January 31, 1999 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

7:36 PM Jan 319:48 PM Jan 3111:58 PM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Sunday, January 31, 1999

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 7:36 PM83°East21.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 9:41 PM98°East48.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 11:58 PM142°Southeast74.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New Delhi (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in New Delhi

Eclipse Visibility from New DelhiVisibility 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
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Jul 28LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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