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Flag for Lesotho October 18, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mafeteng, Lesotho

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Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:50 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Mafeteng: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 1:50 AM

Ended: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 3:49 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


October 18, 2013 – October 19, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mafeteng

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.

More about the October 18, 2013 – October 19, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

11:50 PM Oct 181:50 AM Oct 193:49 AM Oct 19
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Local times for eclipse in Mafeteng on Saturday, October 19, 2013

EventTime in MafetengDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 18 at 11:50 PMNorth48.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 19 at 1:50 AM321°Northwest39.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 19 at 3:49 AM297°West-northwest19.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mafeteng (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mafeteng

Eclipse Visibility from MafetengVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mafeteng, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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