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Eclipses in Perth, WA, Australia

Jan 11, 2020 at 3:10 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Perth

Begins: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 1:07 am

Maximum: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 3:10 am -0.12 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 5:12 am

Duration: 4 hours, 5 minutes

Location

January 11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Perth

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:07 am Sat, Jan 11
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northwest 346°
33.0°
3:10 am Sat, Jan 11
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northwest 318°
21.4°
5:12 am Sat, Jan 11
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 299°
2.2°

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 Perth

Eclipse Visibility From PerthVisibility Worldwide
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
Nov 19, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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