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Eclipses in Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Jan 20, 2019 at 8:12 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Anchorage

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 5:36 pm

Maximum: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 8:12 pm 1.20 Magnitude

Ends: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 10:48 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

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January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
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 East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 61°
7.1°
6:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-northeast 72°
13.1°
7:41 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 86°
20.6°
8:12 pm Sun, Jan 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 93°
24.2°
8:43 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 99°
27.7°
9:50 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 115°
35.1°
10:48 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southeast 130°
40.6°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Anchorage. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
Jan 20, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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
Nov 29–30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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