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Eclipses in Nukualofa, Tonga

Jan 21, 2019 at 7:32 pm
Near max in Nukualofa

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Nukualofa

Began: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:28 pm

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:31 pm 0.31 Magnitude

Ended: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:48 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

Location

January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Nukualofa. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (TOT) for Nukualofa.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:36 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 82°
-50.8°
4:33 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 79°
-38.3°
5:41 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 75°
-23.7°
6:12 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 73°
-17.0°
6:43 pm Mon, Jan 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 71°
-10.4°
7:28 pm Mon, Jan 21RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 68°
-0.2°
7:31 pm Mon, Jan 21
Maximum in Nukualofa This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Nukualofa. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Nukualofa 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 67°
0.2°
7:50 pm Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 66°
3.8°
8:48 pm Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 60°
15.2°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Nukualofa, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nukualofa

Eclipse Visibility From NukualofaVisibility Worldwide
Jul 3, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific
Nov 12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
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
Nov 30–Dec 1, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Nukualofa, or the path map image for global details.

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