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Eclipses in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia (Al-Hasa)

Jan 21, 2019 at 6:25 am
Near max in Hofuf

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Hofuf

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:36 am

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:26 am -0.13 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:28 am

Duration: 52 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hofuf

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:36 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 287°
9.9°
6:26 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum in Hofuf This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Hofuf. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Hofuf 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 292°
0.2°
6:28 am Mon, Jan 21SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 292°
-0.2°
6:33 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 293°
-1.1°
7:41 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 300°
-14.9°
8:12 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Northwest 305°
-20.5°
8:43 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 310°
-25.8°
9:50 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 323°
-35.8°
10:48 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 337°
-42.0°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Hofuf, 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 Hofuf.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Hofuf

Eclipse Visibility From HofufVisibility Worldwide
Jan 21, 2019 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 16–17, 2019 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 26, 2019 Annular Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
Jan 10–11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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

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