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Eclipses in Portland, ME, USA

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


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Portland

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

Location

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

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 120°
54.0°
10:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 140°
61.6°
11:41 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South 174°
66.2°
12:12 am Mon, Jan 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 191°
65.9°
12:43 am Mon, Jan 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 207°
64.0°
1:50 am Mon, Jan 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 234°
56.0°
2:48 am Mon, Jan 21
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 249°
47.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Portland

Eclipse Visibility From PortlandVisibility Worldwide
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
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Portland, or the path map image for global details.

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