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Flag for New Zealand November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke)

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Monday, November 30, 2020 at 10:42 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Wellington: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 8:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 10:42 PM

Ends: Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 12:53 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes

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November 30, 2020 – December 1, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wellington

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
8:32 PM Nov 3010:42 PM Nov 3012:53 AM Dec 1
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Local times for eclipse in Wellington on Monday, November 30, 2020

EventTime in WellingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 30 at 8:32 PM61°East-northeast1.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseNov 30 at 10:42 PM37°Northeast18.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 1 at 12:53 AMNorth26.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wellington (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Wellington

Eclipse Visibility from WellingtonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Wellington, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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