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Flag for U.S.A. July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Max view in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at 4:33 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

San Francisco: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 1:58 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 4:33 AM

Ended: Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 7:09 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from San Francisco. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
3:22 AM Jul 284:33 AM Jul 285:45 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 1:58:13 AM193°South-southwest31.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 3:22:31 AM214°Southwest25.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 4:33:41 AM229°Southwest16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 5:45:02 AM241°West-southwest5.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJul 28 at 6:18:22 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 7:09:11 AM254°West-southwest9.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for San Francisco (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Francisco

Eclipse Visibility from San FranciscoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Jul 21SolarPartial
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jan 29LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 26LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 11SolarPartial
1991Dec 21LunarPartial
1992Jan 4SolarPartial
1992Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarPartial
1992Dec 9LunarPartial
1993May 21SolarPartial
1993Jun 4LunarTotal
1993Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarTotal
1994May 10SolarPartial
1994May 24LunarPartial
1994Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1995Apr 15LunarPartial
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Sep 26LunarTotal
1997Mar 23LunarPartial
1998Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1998Sep 6LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Jul 28LunarPartial
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