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Flag for Northern Mariana Islands November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7:42 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Saipan: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 5:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 7:42 PM

Ends: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 9:53 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes


November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Saipan

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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

5:41 PM Nov 307:42 PM Nov 309:53 PM Nov 30
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Monday, November 30, 2020

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 30 at 5:32:22 PM68°East-northeast1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 30 at 5:41:12 PM69°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 30 at 7:42:53 PM74°East-northeast26.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 30 at 9:53:22 PM75°East-northeast56.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saipan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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