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Flag for Oman January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Muscat, Oman

Max view in Muscat
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Muscat: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:42 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 11:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Muscat

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Muscat, 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

6:36 AM Jan 216:42 AM Jan 216:45 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Muscat on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in MuscatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:36 AM291°West-northwest1.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MuscatJan 21 at 6:42 AM292°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Muscat 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 21 at 6:45 AM292°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:33 AM297°West-northwest10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 8:41 AM306°Northwest22.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 9:12 AM311°Northwest28.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:43 AM316°Northwest33.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:50 AM332°North-northwest41.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 11:48 AM348°North-northwest46.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Muscat (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Muscat

Eclipse Visibility from MuscatVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Muscat, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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