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Jan 10, 2020 at 9:10 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Bloemfontein

Begins: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 7:13 pm

Maximum: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 9:10 pm -0.12 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 11:12 pm

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

Location

January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bloemfontein

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:07 pm Fri, Jan 10Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 63°
-1.1°
7:13 pm Fri, Jan 10RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East-northeast 63°
-0.2°
9:10 pm Fri, Jan 10
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northeast 46°
19.4°
11:12 pm Fri, Jan 10
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North-northeast 21°
34.1°

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 Bloemfontein

Eclipse Visibility From BloemfonteinVisibility Worldwide
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
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
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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