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Eclipses in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Jan 21, 2019 at 5:12 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Freetown

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 am

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:12 am 1.20 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:21 am

Duration: 4 hours, 45 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total 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
2:36 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 299°
62.8°
3:33 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 292°
50.4°
4:41 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-northwest 289°
35.3°
5:12 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 288°
28.3°
5:43 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 288°
21.3°
6:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 289°
6.2°
7:21 am Mon, Jan 21SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 290°
-0.2°
7:48 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 291°
-6.7°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Freetown. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red. Check the weather for Freetown.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Freetown

Eclipse Visibility From FreetownVisibility Worldwide
Jan 21, 2019 Total 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
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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