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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

Max view in Wake Island
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:43 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Wake Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:43 PM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:48 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Wake Island, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:40 PM Jan 216:43 PM Jan 216:50 PM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:36:29 PM32°North-northeast44.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:33:54 PM45°Northeast36.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:41:17 PM56°East-northeast24.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:12:14 PM60°East-northeast18.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:43:15 PM64°East-northeast12.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 21 at 6:40:57 PM69°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Wake IslandJan 21 at 6:43:18 PM69°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 Wake Island 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.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:50:39 PM69°East-northeast1.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:48:02 PM73°East-northeast13.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Wake Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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