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]

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