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July 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mafeteng, Lesotho

Jul 5, 2020 at 6:29 am
Max View in Mafeteng
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Mafeteng
Began: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:07 am
Maximum: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:29 am -0.644 Magnitude
Ended: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 7:16 am
Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


July 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mafeteng

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

5:07 am Sun, Jul 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 255°
6:29 am Sun, Jul 5
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 247°
7:16 am Sun, Jul 5SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 242°
7:52 am Sun, Jul 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 237°

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.

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Note: Click on the date link for details in Mafeteng, or the path map image for global details.

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