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Eclipse visible in Fakaofo – January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Fakaofo, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Monday, January 21, 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 FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:38 PM71°East-northeast43.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:37 PM72°East-northeast30.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:43 PM71°East-northeast15.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 6:12 PM71°East-northeast9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:42 PM70°East-northeast1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 21 at 6:52 PM69°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in FakaofoJan 21 at 6:55 PM69°East-northeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Fakaofo 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48 PM67°East-northeast11.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:47 PM62°East-northeast24.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT - Tokelau Time).

Other eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in FakaofoLooks like in FakaofoPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30 / Dec 1, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 20, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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