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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Boston.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Boston on Monday, January 21, 2019

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BostonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 9:38 PM119°East-southeast54.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 10:37 PM139°Southeast62.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 11:43 PM174°South67.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 12:12 AM191°South-southwest67.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 12:42 AM208°South-southwest65.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 1:48 AM235°Southwest57.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 2:47 AM251°West-southwest48.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Boston (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BostonLooks like in BostonPath of the eclipse
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Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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