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Eclipses in Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Jun 6, 2020 at 5:24 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Melbourne

Begins: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:45 am

Maximum: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 5:24 am -0.41 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 7:04 am

Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes

Location

June 6, 2020 — Penumbral 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
3:45 am Sat, Jun 6
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 274°
41.4°
5:24 am Sat, Jun 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 260°
22.6°
7:04 am Sat, Jun 6
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 246°
4.8°

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility From MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
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
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
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in 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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