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Eclipses in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jul 17, 2019 at 7:30 am
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Melbourne

Begins: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:43 am

Maximum: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 7:30 am 0.65 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 7:38 am

Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

Location

July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Melbourne. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (AEST) for Melbourne.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:43 am Wed, Jul 17
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 265°
31.3°
6:01 am Wed, Jul 17
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 255°
16.5°
7:30 am Wed, Jul 17
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 243°
1.0°
7:38 am Wed, Jul 17SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 241°
-0.2°
8:59 am Wed, Jul 17SettingPartial Eclipse ends SettingMap direction Southwest 228°
-13.5°
10:17 am Wed, Jul 17Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 213°
-23.4°

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Melbourne. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility From MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
Jul 17, 2019 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East 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
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Melbourne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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