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Eclipses in Howland Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

Jan 10, 2020 at 5:48 am
Near max in Howland Island

Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Howland Island

Begins: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 5:07 am

Maximum: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 5:49 am -0.55 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 5:51 am

Duration: 44 minutes

Location

Upcoming Eclipse: December 25, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse is not visible in Howland Island. See animation and where it can be seen

January 10, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:07 am Fri, Jan 10
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 West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 293°
9.0°
5:49 am Fri, Jan 10
Maximum in Howland Island This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Howland Island. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Howland Island 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 293°
0.2°
5:51 am Fri, Jan 10SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-northwest 293°
-0.2°
7:10 am Fri, Jan 10Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 294°
-18.0°
9:12 am Fri, Jan 10Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 303°
-43.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Howland Island

Eclipse Visibility From Howland IslandVisibility Worldwide
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, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 25–26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 18–19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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