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July 28, 1999 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Was this Partial Lunar Eclipse visible in New York?

What This Lunar Eclipse Looked Like

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Where the Eclipse Was Seen

Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

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Was this eclipse visible in New York?

The animation shows where this partial lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).

Shades of darkness

Night, moon high up in sky.

Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon.

Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight.

Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight.

Day, moon and eclipse both not visible.

Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather.

Eclipse was visible.

Only partial phase was visible. Missed partial phase.

Eclipse was not visible at all.

Note: Areas with lighter shadings left (West) of the center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Areas with lighter shadings right (East) of the center will experience the eclipse until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon.

When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide

Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.

The times displayed are accurate to around 2-3 seconds.

EventUTC TimeTime in New York*Visible in New York
Penumbral eclipse beganJul 28 at 08:58:13Jul 28 at 4:58:13 AMYes
Partial eclipse beganJul 28 at 10:22:31Jul 28 at 6:22:31 AMNo, below the horizon
Maximum eclipseJul 28 at 11:33:41Jul 28 at 7:33:41 AMNo, below the horizon
Partial eclipse endedJul 28 at 12:45:02Jul 28 at 8:45:02 AMNo, below the horizon
Penumbral eclipse endedJul 28 at 14:09:11Jul 28 at 10:09:11 AMNo, below the horizon

* The Moon was below the horizon in New York some of the time, so that part of the eclipse was not visible.

The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.397.

The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.434

The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 11 minutes.

The duration of the partial eclipse is 2 hours, 23 minutes.

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