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January 11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Jan 11, 2020 at 3:10 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Beijing
Began: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 1:07 am
Maximum: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 3:10 am -0.116 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 5:12 am
Duration: 4 hours, 5 minutes
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January 11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Beijing. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CST) for Beijing.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:07 am Sat, Jan 11
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 216°
69.7°
3:10 am Sat, Jan 11
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 257°
50.2°
5:12 am Sat, Jan 11
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 277°
27.6°

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 Beijing

Eclipse Visibility From BeijingVisibility 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
Jun 21, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, North in Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
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 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
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
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 31, 2028–Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Dec 21, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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

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