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Eclipses in Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Nov 19, 2021 at 4:57 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Gangtok
Begins: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 4:43 pm
Maximum: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 4:57 pm -0.576 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 5:33 pm
Duration: 50 minutes
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November 19, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gangtok

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:32 am Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North
-44.5°
12:48 pm Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 27°
-39.6°
2:32 pm Fri, Nov 19Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Northeast 50°
-25.2°
4:17 pm Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 64°
-6.1°
4:43 pm Fri, Nov 19RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 67°
-0.2°
4:57 pm Fri, Nov 19
Maximum in Gangtok This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Gangtok. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Gangtok because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 69°
2.3°
5:33 pm Fri, Nov 19
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 73°
9.5°

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

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 Gangtok

Eclipse Visibility From GangtokVisibility Worldwide
Nov 19, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
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 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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