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Eclipses in Tauranga, New Zealand

Jan 21, 2019 at 8:42 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Tauranga

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:39 pm

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:42 pm -0.88 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:48 pm

Duration: 8 minutes

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January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tauranga

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:36 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 110°
-56.5°
4:33 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 98°
-46.1°
5:41 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 88°
-33.4°
6:12 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East 84°
-27.6°
6:43 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East 79°
-21.8°
7:50 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 70°
-9.4°
8:39 pm Mon, Jan 21RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 64°
-0.2°
8:42 pm Mon, Jan 21
Maximum in Tauranga This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Tauranga. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Tauranga 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 63°
0.2°
8:48 pm Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction East-northeast 62°
1.0°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Tauranga, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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. Check the weather for Tauranga.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tauranga

Eclipse Visibility From TaurangaVisibility Worldwide
Jan 21, 2019 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 17, 2019 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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