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Eclipse visible in Muscat – January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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

Local times for eclipse in Muscat on Monday, January 21, 2019

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MuscatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:38 AM292°West-northwest1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 7:37 AM298°West-northwest11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 8:43 AM306°Northwest23.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 9:12 AM311°Northwest28.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:42 AM316°Northwest33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:48 AM331°North-northwest41.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 11:47 AM348°North-northwest46.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Muscat (GST - Gulf Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Muscat

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MuscatLooks like in MuscatPath of the eclipse
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10 / Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 25, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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