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Eclipses in Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

Jan 21, 2019 at 1:12 am
Max View in Thule Air Base

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Thule Air Base

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 10:36 pm

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 1:12 am 1.20 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:48 am

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

Location

January 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 145°
31.1°
11:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 160°
32.4°
12:41 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South 178°
33.0°
1:12 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 187°
32.9°
1:43 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 195°
32.5°
2:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 213°
30.8°
3:48 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 228°
28.6°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Thule Air Base. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility From Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
Jan 20–21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jun 10, 2021 Annular 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

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

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