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Eclipses in 2019

5–6 January 2019 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Event UTC Time Time in Colombo*
First location to see the partial eclipse begin 5 Jan, 23:34:08 6 Jan, 05:04:08
Maximum Eclipse 6 Jan, 01:41:26 6 Jan, 07:11:26
Last location to see the partial eclipse end 6 Jan, 03:48:46 6 Jan, 09:18:46

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: East in Asia, Pacific.

Visibility to Sri Lanka    Not Visible.

20–21 January 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Event UTC Time Time in Colombo* Visible in Colombo
Penumbral Eclipse begins 21 Jan, 02:36:29 21 Jan, 08:06:29 No, below the horizon
Partial Eclipse begins 21 Jan, 03:33:54 21 Jan, 09:03:54 No, below the horizon
Full Eclipse begins 21 Jan, 04:41:17 21 Jan, 10:11:17 No, below the horizon
Maximum Eclipse 21 Jan, 05:12:14 21 Jan, 10:42:14 No, below the horizon
Full Eclipse ends 21 Jan, 05:43:15 21 Jan, 11:13:15 No, below the horizon
Partial Eclipse ends 21 Jan, 06:50:39 21 Jan, 12:20:39 No, below the horizon
Penumbral Eclipse ends 21 Jan, 07:48:02 21 Jan, 13:18:02 No, below the horizon

 

Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic.

The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Sri Lanka.

 

 

2 July 2019 — Total Solar Eclipse

Event UTC Time Time in Colombo*
First location to see the partial eclipse begin 2 Jul, 16:55:13 2 Jul, 22:25:13
First location to see the full eclipse begin 2 Jul, 18:01:08 2 Jul, 23:31:08
Maximum Eclipse 2 Jul, 19:22:57 3 Jul, 00:52:57
Last location to see the full eclipse end 2 Jul, 20:44:46 3 Jul, 02:14:46
Last location to see the partial eclipse end 2 Jul, 21:50:34 3 Jul, 03:20:34

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: East in Asia, Pacific.

Visibility to Sri Lanka    Not Visible.

16–17 July 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipses can be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear. From some places, the entire eclipse will be visible, while in other areas the Moon will rise or set during the eclipse.

Event UTC Time Time in Colombo* Visible in Colombo
Penumbral Eclipse begins 16 Jul, 18:43:51 17 Jul, 00:13:51 Yes
Partial Eclipse begins 16 Jul, 20:01:43 17 Jul, 01:31:43 Yes
Maximum Eclipse 16 Jul, 21:30:44 17 Jul, 03:00:44 Yes
Partial Eclipse ends 16 Jul, 22:59:39 17 Jul, 04:29:39 Yes
Penumbral Eclipse ends 17 Jul, 00:17:38 17 Jul, 05:47:38 Yes

* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Colombo, the entire eclipse is visible.

Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

26 December 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Event UTC Time Time in Colombo*
First location to see the partial eclipse begin 26 Dec, 02:29:53 26 Dec, 07:59:53
First location to see the full eclipse begin 26 Dec, 03:34:33 26 Dec, 09:04:33
Maximum Eclipse 26 Dec, 05:17:46 26 Dec, 10:47:46
Last location to see the full eclipse end 26 Dec, 07:00:55 26 Dec, 12:30:55
Last location to see the partial eclipse end 26 Dec, 08:05:40 26 Dec, 13:35:40

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean.

Visibility to Sri Lanka      Visible.

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