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Jul 5, 2020 at 5:05 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Invercargill

Began: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:01 pm

Maximum: Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:05 pm -0.713 Magnitude

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

Duration: 51 minutes

Location

July 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Invercargill

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:07 pm Sun, Jul 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 147°
-13.7°
4:29 pm Sun, Jul 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southeast 131°
-4.9°
5:01 pm Sun, Jul 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction Southeast 126°
-0.2°
5:05 pm Sun, Jul 5
Maximum in Invercargill This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Invercargill. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Invercargill 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southeast 125°
0.2°
5:52 pm Sun, Jul 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 117°
6.4°

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 Invercargill

Eclipse Visibility From InvercargillVisibility 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
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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

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

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