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Flag for United Kingdom January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

London: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in London. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
3:33 AM Jan 215:12 AM Jan 216:50 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in London on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:36:29 AM238°West-southwest46.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:33:54 AM252°West-southwest38.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:41:17 AM266°West28.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:12:14 AM272°West24.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:43:15 AM277°West19.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:50:39 AM289°West-northwest9.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48:02 AM300°West-northwest1.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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