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Eclipse visible in Cape Town – July 16, 2019 – July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Cape Town. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, 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

Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Tuesday, July 16, 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 Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 8:46 PM94°East35.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 10:04 PM82°East51.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 11:31 PM61°East-northeast68.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 17 at 12:59 AM354°North77.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 17 at 2:17 AM299°West-northwest68.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Cape Town (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Cape Town

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Cape TownLooks like in Cape TownPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 13, 2015SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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