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Flag for South Africa January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nelspruit, South Africa (Mbombela)

Max view in Nelspruit
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:10 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Nelspruit: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:10 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:48 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

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January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nelspruit

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Nelspruit, 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
4:36 AM Jan 215:10 AM Jan 215:18 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Nelspruit on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in NelspruitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:36 AM298°West-northwest7.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NelspruitJan 21 at 5:10 AM294°West-northwest1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nelspruit would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJan 21 at 5:18 AM293°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:33 AM291°West-northwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:41 AM285°West-northwest17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:12 AM282°West-northwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:43 AM280°West30.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:50 AM274°West44.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:48 AM268°West56.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nelspruit (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nelspruit

Eclipse Visibility from NelspruitVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nelspruit, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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