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Flag for U.S.A. January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway, Midway Atoll, U.S.A.

Max view in Midway
Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 6:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Midway: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 6:20 PM

Ends: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 8:48 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Midway. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:17 PM Jan 206:20 PM Jan 207:50 PM Jan 20
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Sunday, January 20, 2019

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 3:36:29 PM43°Northeast28.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 4:33:54 PM53°Northeast19.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 20 at 5:41:17 PM63°East-northeast7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 20 at 6:12:14 PM66°East-northeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 20 at 6:17:27 PM67°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MidwayJan 20 at 6:20:01 PM67°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Midway would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJan 20 at 6:43:15 PM70°East-northeast4.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 20 at 7:50:39 PM77°East-northeast18.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 20 at 8:48:02 PM82°East30.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility from MidwayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Midway, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100