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Flag for U.S.A. July 4, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Hilo
Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 7:10 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Hilo: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 5:07 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 7:10 PM

Ends: Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 7:52 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes


July 4, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Hilo

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

7:05 PM Jul 47:10 PM Jul 47:52 PM Jul 4
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Local times for eclipse in Hilo on Saturday, July 4, 2020

EventTime in HiloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 4 at 5:07:23 PM108°East-southeast25.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 4 at 6:29:51 PM113°East-southeast7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 4 at 7:05:02 PM116°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in HiloJul 4 at 7:10:54 PM116°East-southeast1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hilo would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 4 at 7:52:21 PM120°East-southeast9.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Hilo (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Hilo

Eclipse Visibility from HiloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hilo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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