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Eclipses in Gisborne, New Zealand (Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa)

Jul 5, 2020 at 4:53 pm
Near max in Gisborne

Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Gisborne

Began: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:50 pm

Maximum: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:53 pm -0.675 Magnitude

Ended: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:52 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

Location

July 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Gisborne

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:07 pm Sun, Jul 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 138°
-15.6°
4:29 pm Sun, Jul 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southeast 124°
-4.0°
4:50 pm Sun, Jul 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 121°
-0.2°
4:53 pm Sun, Jul 5
Maximum in Gisborne This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Gisborne. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Gisborne because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 120°
0.2°
5:52 pm Sun, Jul 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 112°
9.6°

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 Gisborne

Eclipse Visibility From GisborneVisibility Worldwide
Nov 30–Dec 1, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19–20, 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
May 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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