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Jan 20, 2019 at 9:12 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in San Francisco

Begins: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 6:36 pm

Maximum: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 9:12 pm 1.20 Magnitude

Ends: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 11:48 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

Location

January 20, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:36 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 76°
15.7°
7:33 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 84°
26.4°
8:41 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 94°
39.2°
9:12 pm Sun, Jan 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 99°
45.1°
9:43 pm Sun, Jan 20
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 105°
50.8°
10:50 pm Sun, Jan 20
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 124°
62.6°
11:48 pm Sun, Jan 20
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 151°
70.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Francisco

Eclipse Visibility From San FranciscoVisibility 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
Jul 4, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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

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