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Jan 21, 2019 at 12:12 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Charleston

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 9:36 pm

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 12:12 am 1.20 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 2:48 am

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

Location

January 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Charleston

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 97°
50.2°
10:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 109°
61.5°
11:41 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 135°
73.3°
12:12 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 160°
76.6°
12:43 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 191°
77.1°
1:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 237°
68.6°
2:48 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 254°
57.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Charleston

Eclipse Visibility From CharlestonVisibility Worldwide
Jan 20–21, 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
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 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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