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Eclipses in East London, South Africa

Jan 21, 2019 at 5:07 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in East London

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:36 am

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:07 am -0.45 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:17 am

Duration: 41 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — East London

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:36 am Mon, Jan 21
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 300°
6.6°
5:07 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum in East London This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in East London. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in East London because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 296°
1.4°
5:17 am Mon, Jan 21SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 294°
-0.2°
5:33 am Mon, Jan 21SettingPartial Eclipse begins SettingMap direction West-northwest 292°
-3.6°
6:41 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 284°
-16.5°
7:12 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 280°
-22.5°
7:43 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 277°
-28.6°
8:50 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 268°
-41.9°
9:48 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 259°
-53.2°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in East London

Eclipse Visibility From East LondonVisibility 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
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

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

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