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Eclipses in Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

Nov 30, 2020 at 5:42 am
Max View in Thule Air Base

Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Thule Air Base

Begins: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 3:32 am

Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 5:42 am -0.262 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 7:53 am

Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes

Location

November 30, 2020 — Penumbral 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
3:32 am Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 232°
28.3°
5:42 am Mon, Nov 30
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 264°
21.8°
7:53 am Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-northwest 295°
14.9°

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 Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility From Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
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
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
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, 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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