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Eclipses in Honiara, Solomon Islands

Jun 6, 2020 at 6:24 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Honiara

Begins: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 4:45 am

Maximum: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 6:24 am -0.41 Magnitude

Ends: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 6:34 am

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

Location

June 6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Honiara

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:45 am Sat, Jun 6
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 250°
23.4°
6:24 am Sat, Jun 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-southwest 248°
1.6°
6:34 am Sat, Jun 6SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 248°
-0.2°
8:04 am Sat, Jun 6Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 243°
-20.1°

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 Honiara

Eclipse Visibility From HoniaraVisibility Worldwide
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
Nov 30, 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, 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
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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