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Flag for U.S.A. January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 8:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Anchorage: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 8:12 PM

Ends: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 10:48 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Anchorage. 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
6:33 PM Jan 208:12 PM Jan 209:50 PM Jan 20
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Sunday, January 20, 2019

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 5:36:29 PM61°East-northeast7.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 6:33:54 PM73°East-northeast13.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 7:41:17 PM87°East20.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 20 at 8:12:14 PM93°East24.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 20 at 8:43:15 PM100°East27.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 20 at 9:50:39 PM116°East-southeast35.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 20 at 10:48:02 PM131°Southeast40.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Anchorage (AKST – Alaska Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility from AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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