Total lunar eclipse 2019 map. The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world except the us just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse created a path of totality across america. Its fun to watch the moon fatten up this month knowing that when its full well have a total lunar eclipse. This will be the years. During a lunar eclipse only the umbra and penumbra are applicable.
This is because earths apparent diameter from the viewpoint of the moon is nearly four times that of the sun. Where and when is the blood moon visible and what will it look like. A total eclipse occurs when the observer is within the umbra an annular eclipse when the observer is within the antumbra and a partial eclipse when the observer is within the penumbra. Because an eclipsed moon is always full the moon sets or rises at.
Be sure to mark the date wednesday morning january 31st. Where when is the total lunar eclipse on january 31 2018 visible. Home solar eclipses lunar eclipses upcoming eclipses photo index travel potpourri links store 2004 lunar eclipse sequence the total lunar eclipse of 2004 oct 28 was widely visible from the usa. An eclipse of the moon or lunar eclipse can only occur at full moon and only if the moon passes through some portion of the earths shadow.
The dark gray region between the moon and earth is the umbra where the sun is completely obscured by the moonthe small area where the umbra touches earths surface is where a total eclipse can be seen. The diagrams to the right show the alignment of the sun moon and earth during a solar eclipse. Visibility map animation and local times. This map shows the parts of north america from which the january 31st total lunar eclipse is visible weather permitting.
This sequence of images captures the eclipse from start right to finish left.