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Flag for U.S.A. January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Boston: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 9:36 PM

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

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 20, 2019 – January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Boston

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Boston. 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
10:33 PM Jan 2012:12 AM Jan 211:50 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Boston on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in BostonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 9:36:29 PM118°East-southeast54.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 10:33:54 PM137°Southeast62.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 11:41:17 PM172°South67.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 12:12:14 AM190°South67.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 12:43:15 AM207°South-southwest65.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 1:50:39 AM235°Southwest57.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 2:48:02 AM251°West-southwest48.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Boston (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Boston

Eclipse Visibility from BostonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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