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Flag for Turkey January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Istanbul, Turkey

Max view in Istanbul
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Istanbul: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:12 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 — Istanbul

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Istanbul. 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
5:33 AM Jan 217:12 AM Jan 217:28 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Istanbul on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in IstanbulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:36 AM272°West29.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:33 AM280°West19.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:41 AM290°West-northwest7.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:12 AM294°West-northwest2.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 21 at 7:28 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:43 AM299°West-northwest1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:50 AM311°Northwest12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:48 AM322°Northwest20.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Istanbul (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Istanbul

Eclipse Visibility from IstanbulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Istanbul, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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