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Flag for Papua New Guinea July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Max view in Port Moresby
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6:25 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Port Moresby: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:43 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:25 AM

Ends: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes

Location

July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Moresby. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

More about the July 16, 2019 – July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Jul 176:25 AM Jul 176:28 AM Jul 17
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Local times for eclipse in Port Moresby on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

EventTime in Port MoresbyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 4:43 AM250°West-southwest22.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 17 at 6:01 AM249°West-southwest5.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port MoresbyJul 17 at 6:25 AM248°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Moresby 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 17 at 6:28 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 17 at 7:30 AM245°West-southwest14.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 17 at 8:59 AM237°West-southwest32.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 17 at 10:17 AM224°Southwest47.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Moresby (PGT – Papua New Guinea Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Moresby

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

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