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Eclipses in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Nov 19, 2021 at 6:37 am
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Freetown

Begins: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 6:02 am

Maximum: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 6:37 am -0.576 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 6:45 am

Duration: 44 minutes

Location

November 19, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Freetown

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:02 am Fri, Nov 19
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 287°
9.3°
6:37 am Fri, Nov 19
Maximum in Freetown This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Freetown. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Freetown because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 288°
1.4°
6:46 am Fri, Nov 19SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 288°
-0.2°
7:18 am Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 290°
-8.2°
9:02 am Fri, Nov 19Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 298°
-30.8°
10:47 am Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 314°
-50.8°
12:03 pm Fri, Nov 19Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 340°
-60.6°

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 Freetown

Eclipse Visibility From FreetownVisibility Worldwide
Nov 19, 2021 Penumbral 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 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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