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January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Jamestown, Saint Helena

Jan 10, 2020 at 7:10 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Jamestown
Began: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 6:58 pm
Maximum: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 7:10 pm -0.116 Magnitude
Ended: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 9:12 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Jamestown

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

5:07 pm Fri, Jan 10Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 71°
6:58 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 65°
7:10 pm Fri, Jan 10
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East-northeast 65°
9:12 pm Fri, Jan 10
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northeast 53°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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

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