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Flag for Solomon Islands June 6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Honiara, Solomon Islands

Max view in Honiara
Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 6:24 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Honiara: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 4:45 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 6:24 AM

Ends: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 8:04 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes


June 6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Honiara

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:45 AM Jun 66:24 AM Jun 66:33 AM Jun 6
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Local times for eclipse in Honiara on Saturday, June 6, 2020

EventTime in HoniaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 6 at 4:45:51 AM251°West-southwest23.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJun 6 at 6:24:55 AM249°West-southwest1.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 6 at 6:33:22 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 6 at 8:04:03 AM243°West-southwest20.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Honiara (SBT – Solomon Islands Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Honiara

Eclipse Visibility from HoniaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Honiara, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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