January 1999 lunar eclipse

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Lunar eclipse chart close-1999Jan31.png

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on January 31, 1999, the first of two lunar eclipses in 1999.

This was a relatively rare total penumbral lunar eclipse with the moon passing entirely within the penumbral shadow without entering the darker umbral shadow. [1]

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-1999Jan31.png

Images[edit]

Penumbral lunar eclipse 1999 jan 31.png
This simulated view compares this penumbral eclipse (left) to the full moon (right) as it appeared an hour before the eclipse.

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1998–2002
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
109 1998 Aug 08
Lunar eclipse from moon-1998Aug08.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1998Aug08.png
114 1999 Jan 31
Lunar eclipse from moon-1999Jan31.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1999Jan31.png
119 1999 Jul 28
Lunar eclipse from moon-1999Jul28.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1999Jul28.png
124 2000 Jan 21
Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jan21.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2000Jan21.png
129 2000 Jul 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jul16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2000jul16.png
134 2001 Jan 09
Lunar eclipse from moon-2001Jan09.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2001Jan09.png
139 2001 Jul 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2001Jul05.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2001Jul05.png
144 2001 Dec 30
Lunar eclipse from moon-2001Dec30.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2001Dec30.png
149 2002 Jun 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-2002Jun24.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2002Jun24.png
Last set 1998 Sep 06 Last set 1998 Mar 13
Next set 2002 May 26 Next set 2002 Nov 20

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