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Eclipses in Christiansted, US Virgin Islands (Saint Croix)

Jul 16, 2019 at 7:01 pm
Near max in Christiansted

Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Christiansted

Begins: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 6:57 pm

Maximum: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm -0.01 Magnitude

Ends: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 8:17 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Location

July 16, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Christiansted

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:43 pm Tue, Jul 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 103°
-56.4°
4:01 pm Tue, Jul 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 104°
-39.2°
5:30 pm Tue, Jul 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 107°
-19.6°
6:57 pm Tue, Jul 16RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 113°
-0.2°
6:59 pm Tue, Jul 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 113°
0.1°
7:00 pm Tue, Jul 16
Maximum in Christiansted This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Christiansted. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Christiansted 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 113°
0.2°
8:17 pm Tue, Jul 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 120°
15.7°

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 Christiansted

Eclipse Visibility From ChristianstedVisibility Worldwide
Jul 16, 2019 Penumbral 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
Jul 4–5, 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, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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