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Eclipses in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Jan 21, 2019 at 5:50 am
Near max in Stellenbosch

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Stellenbosch

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

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:50 am 0.27 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:53 am

Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Stellenbosch

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:36 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northwest 306°
12.4°
5:33 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 297°
2.9°
5:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum in Stellenbosch This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Stellenbosch. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Stellenbosch because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 295°
0.2°
5:53 am Mon, Jan 21SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-northwest 295°
-0.2°
6:41 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 288°
-9.6°
7:12 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 285°
-15.4°
7:43 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 281°
-21.4°
8:50 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 272°
-34.5°
9:48 am Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 265°
-45.7°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Stellenbosch, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. Check the weather for Stellenbosch.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Stellenbosch

Eclipse Visibility From StellenboschVisibility Worldwide
Jan 21, 2019 Partial 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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