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Eclipses in Christchurch, England, United Kingdom

Jul 5, 2020 at 4:48 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Christchurch

Began: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:07 am

Maximum: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:48 am -0.736 Magnitude

Ended: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:54 am

Duration: 47 minutes

Location

July 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Christchurch

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Christchurch. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (BST) for Christchurch.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:07 am Sun, Jul 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 219°
4.2°
4:48 am Sun, Jul 5
Maximum in Christchurch This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Christchurch. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Christchurch because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southwest 227°
0.3°
4:54 am Sun, Jul 5SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction Southwest 228°
-0.2°
5:29 am Sun, Jul 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 235°
-5.0°
6:52 am Sun, Jul 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 249°
-15.8°


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Christchurch

Eclipse Visibility From ChristchurchVisibility Worldwide
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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