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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 Grand Rapids

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

Upcoming Eclipse: July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Grand Rapids. See animation and where it can be seen

January 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Grand Rapids

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
9:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 103°
43.7°
10:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 117°
53.2°
11:41 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 140°
62.4°
12:12 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 155°
65.3°
12:43 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 172°
66.8°
1:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 209°
64.3°
2:48 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 233°
57.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Grand Rapids

Eclipse Visibility From Grand RapidsVisibility 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

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

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