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A partial lunar eclipse will take place on 16 and 17 July 2019. The Moon should be about half-covered by the Earth's umbral shadow at maximum eclipse.

July 2019 lunar eclipse
Partial eclipse
Date16 July 2019
Saros cycle139 (22 of 81)
Partiality177 minutes, 56 seconds
Penumbral333 minutes, 43 seconds



It will be visible over most of Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and South America.[1]


View of earth from moon during greatest eclipse

Visibility map

Related eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Saros seriesEdit

It is part of Saros cycle 139.

Half-Saros cycleEdit

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[2] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 146.

July 11, 2010 July 22, 2028

Saros cycleEdit

Lunar Saros series 139, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 79 lunar eclipse events including 27 total lunar eclipses.

First Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 1658 Dec 09

First Partial Lunar Eclipse: 1947 Jun 03

First Total Lunar Eclipse: 2073 Aug 17

First Central Lunar Eclipse: 2109 Sep 09

Greatest Eclipse of Lunar Saros 139: 2199 Nov 02

Last Central Lunar Eclipse: 2488 Apr 26

Last Total Lunar Eclipse: 2542 May 30

Last Partial Lunar Eclipse: 2686 Aug 25

Last Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 3065 Apr 13

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Lunar eclipse july 2019 timing of all countries".
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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