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Eclipse visible in Midway – January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do 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.

More about the January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Midway on Friday, January 10, 2020

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 MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 10 at 6:10 AM287°West-northwest18.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MidwayJan 10 at 7:42 AM296°West-northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 10 at 7:45 AM296°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 10 at 8:10 AM299°West-northwest5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 10 at 10:11 AM317°Northwest25.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Midway (SST - Samoa Standard Time).

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