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Flag for Micronesia January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Palikir, Pohnpei, Micronesia

Max view in Palikir
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:37 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Palikir: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 1:36 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:37 PM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:48 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Palikir

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Palikir, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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 January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:35 PM Jan 216:37 PM Jan 216:48 PM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Palikir on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in PalikirDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 1:36 PM30°North-northeast58.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:33 PM47°Northeast50.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:41 PM58°East-northeast37.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 4:12 PM61°East-northeast31.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 4:43 PM64°East-northeast25.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:50 PM68°East-northeast10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 21 at 6:35 PM70°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PalikirJan 21 at 6:37 PM70°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Palikir would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:48 PM70°East-northeast2.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Palikir (PONT – Pohnpei Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Palikir

Eclipse Visibility from PalikirVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Palikir, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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