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Eclipses in Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

Nov 30, 2020 at 4:42 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Easter Island
Begins: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 4:42 am -0.262 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:53 am
Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes
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November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North 350°
41.2°
4:42 am Mon, Nov 30
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northwest 317°
28.3°
6:53 am Mon, Nov 30
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 297°
5.8°

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 Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility From Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
Apr 30, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica

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

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