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Flag for Niue January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alofi, Niue

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Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 7:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Alofi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 7:07 PM

Ends: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 8:48 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alofi

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Alofi, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:04 PM Jan 207:07 PM Jan 207:50 PM Jan 20
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Local times for eclipse in Alofi on Sunday, January 20, 2019

EventTime in AlofiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 3:36:29 PM80°East45.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 4:33:54 PM77°East-northeast33.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 5:41:17 PM74°East-northeast18.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 20 at 6:12:14 PM72°East-northeast11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 20 at 6:43:15 PM70°East-northeast5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 20 at 7:04:35 PM68°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlofiJan 20 at 7:07:00 PM68°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 Alofi 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.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 20 at 7:50:39 PM64°East-northeast9.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 20 at 8:48:02 PM58°East-northeast20.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Alofi (NUT – Niue Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Alofi

Eclipse Visibility From AlofiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Alofi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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