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June 6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Jun 6, 2020 at 5:24 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Wollongong, New South Wales
Began: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:45 am
Maximum: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 5:24 am -0.406 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 7:02 am
Duration: 3 hours, 16 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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June 6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wollongong

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Wollongong. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (AEST) for Wollongong. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.4 seconds.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:45 am Sat, Jun 6
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 268°
36.6°
5:24 am Sat, Jun 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 255°
17.2°
7:02 am Sat, Jun 6SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 243°
-0.2°
7:04 am Sat, Jun 6Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 243°
-0.5°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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 Wollongong

Eclipse Visibility From WollongongVisibility Worldwide
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse

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