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Flag for Saint Helena January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Jamestown, Saint Helena

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Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:10 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Jamestown: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 5:07 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 7:10 PM

Ends: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 9:12 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 5 minutes


January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Jamestown

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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

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Local times for eclipse in Jamestown on Friday, January 10, 2020

EventTime in JamestownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 10 at 5:07:44 PM71°East-northeast24.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 10 at 6:59:51 PM66°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 10 at 7:10:02 PM65°East-northeast1.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 10 at 9:12:19 PM53°Northeast26.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Jamestown (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Jamestown

Eclipse Visibility from JamestownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
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