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Lunar & Solar Eclipses 2020

One Penumbral Lunar Eclipse may have culminated on 10th January 2020 (in the Moon’s own sign of Cancer) but we have 5 more ..yes FIVE more Eclipses to come in 2020.  So here are the details.  There’s a lot of data and discussion on this matter.. so I’ll star this blog with basics ..and will periodically update it with more details, times, graphics, animations and more.    Remember to bookmark this blog page, and check back before eclipses..!  -Mani  Navasothy (Author of `Eclipse Magic Workbook’  published in 2012).

Quantumphoenix eclipse blog

**All times are UT = Universal Time (approx equivalent to GMT)

Basic info (in date order)——–

set A

  • 5th June 2020 – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 19:26 hrs UT)
  • 21st June 2020 – Annular SOLAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 6.39hrs UT)
  • 5th July 2020 –  Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse  (Greatest Eclipse at 4:31 hrs UT)

set B

  • 30th November 2020- Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 9:44 hrs UT)
  • 14th December 2020 – Total SOLAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 16.13hrs UT)

 

Extended data  ——-

For Each Eclipse, details will be given for Penumbral contact times P1,P2, P3, P4 and Umbral contact times U1, U2, U3 and U4.  (all data learnt from NASA site for Eclipses, calculated by Fred Espenak – now retired Astronomer). 

 5th June 2020 – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 19:13 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 19:26 hrs UT
  • Duration : 3 hrs 18 min
  • P1 = 17:45 hrs;   P4 = 21:04 hrs
  • Visible in Uk at time of Moon rise (evening).

5th July- Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 4:45 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 4:31 hrs UT
  • Duration : 2 hrs 45 min
  • P1 = 3:07 hrs;   P4 = 5:52 hrs
  • Visible in Uk at time of Moon Set (early morning).

30th November – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 9:30 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 9:44 hrs UT
  • Duration : 4 hrs 20 min
  • P1 = 7:32 hrs;   P4 = 11:53 hrs
  • Visible in most of UK  (Morning, after sunrise).

Annular Solar Eclipse 21st June 2020

  •  Greatest Eclipse at 16:13 hrs UT
  • Duration : 2min 9 seconds
  • Penumbral  times- P1 =3.45  hrs; P2= 5.51 hrs;  P3= 7.28 hrs; P4= 9.33 hrs
  • Umbral  times- U1= 4.47 hrs; U2=4.49 hrs; U3=8.30 hrs; U4=8.32 hrs

Total Solar Eclipse 14th December 2020

  • Greatest Eclipse at 6:39 hrs UT
  • Duration : 38.2 seconds
  • Penumbral times-P1 = 13:33 hrs; P2= 15:36 hrs;  P3= 16:49 hrs; P4=18:52 hrs
  • Umbral  times- U1= 14.32 hrs; U2= 14:33 hrs; U3= 17:53 hrs; U4= 17:54 hrs

graphics & animations will be updated in few days


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Eclipse Magic Workbook(Pub 2012) by Mani Navasothy.

 

Full Moon & New Moon Dates in 2020

Here are Full moon & New / Dark moon dates for 2020.   All times are local British Times.  (ie all are  Winter/ summer time adjusted).  There is a Blue moon on 31st October 2020 (Samhain/ Halloween night!!!  yikes ).  I’ll be adding astrology details of signs/ degrees for each of these soon.  Book mark and check back..  Thanks.   Blessings. – Mani

Moon dates 2020 - Quantumphoenix blog blog by Mani Navasothy

ALL Times are LOCAL British Times

Full moon -10 January 2020 19:21 hrs  (20′ Cancer 00″)

New moon -24 January 2020 21:42  ( 4′   22″Aquarius)

Full moon -9 February 2020 07:33 hrs  ( 20′  00″ Leo)

New moon -23 February 2020 15:32 hrs (4′  29″ Pisces

Full moon -(Supermoon) 9 March 2020 17:48 hrs  ( 19′ 37″ Virgo)

New moon -24 March 2020 09:28 hrs ( 4′ 12″ Aries )

Full moon -(Supermoon) 8 April 2020 03:35 hrs BST  – (18’44” Libra)

New moon -23 April 2020 03:26 hrs BST – ( 3’24” Taurus)

Full moon -7 May 2020 11:45 hrs BST  – ( 17’20” Scorpio  )

New moon -22 May 2020 18:39 hrs BST – ( 2’05” Gemini)

Full moon -5 June 2020 20:12 hrs BST – ( 15’34” Sagittarius)

New moon -21 June 2020 07:41 hrs BST – ( 0’21” Cancer)

Full moon -5 July 2020 05:44 hrs BST  – ( 13’38” Capricorn)

Indigo Moon New moon- 20 July 2020 18:33 hrs BST – (28’27” Cancer)

Full moon- 3 August 2020 16:59 hrs BST – (11’46” Aquarius)

New moon -19 August 2020 03:42 hrs BST – (26’35” Leo)

Full moon- 2 September 2020 06:22 hrs BSt – ( 10’12” Pisces)

New moon- 17 September 2020 12:00 hrs BST – (25’01” Virgo )

Full moon -1 October 2020 22:05 hrs BST – (9’09” Aries)

New moon- 16 October 2020 20:31 hrs BST – (23’53” Libra)

Full (Blue) moon -31 October 2020 14:49 hrs – ( 8’38” Taurus)

New moon- 15 November 2020 05:07 hrs – ( 23’18” Scorpio )

Full moon -30 November 2020 09:30 hrs  – (8’38” Gemini )

New moon- 14 December 2020 16:187 hrs – (23’08” Sagittarius )

Full moon- 30 December 2020 03:28 hrs – (8’53” Cancer)

 


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