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Flag for Sao Tome and Principe January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max view in São Tomé
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


São Tomé: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:48 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

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January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in São Tomé. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
3:33 AM Jan 215:12 AM Jan 215:44 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:36 AM298°West-northwest41.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:33 AM293°West-northwest28.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:41 AM291°West-northwest13.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:12 AM290°West-northwest6.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:43 AM290°West-northwest0.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
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 5:44 AM290°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:50 AM291°West-northwest15.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48 AM293°West-northwest28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility from São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in São Tomé, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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