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Reki Yoko Heisei 31 (2019)

February 1st, 2018, announced by NAOJ
Glossary:Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Transit of Planet
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Eclipses         Heisei 31 (2019)

In this year, there are 3 Solar Eclipses, 2 Lunar Eclipses, and 1 Transit of Mercury. Among those, 2 Solar Eclipses and 1 Lunar Eclipse are visible from Japan.

1. January 6th         Partial Solar Eclipse

Partial eclipse is visible from all over Japan. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsGreatest eclipseEclipse ends
JCSTP.A.JCSTP.A.Mag.JCSTP.A.
Naha 8h50m15s 29° 9h39m14s 53°0.14310h32m58s 73°
Fukuoka 8h38m37s 9h47m24s 42°0.31811h04m41s 73°
Kyoto 8h40m37s355° 9h57m47s 34°0.38511h23m51s 66°
Tokyo 8h43m49s348°10h06m01s 28°0.42111h36m32s 60°
Sendai 8h44m43s342°10h09m42s 24°0.46911h42m31s 61°
Sapporo 8h46m30s332°10h13m26s 20°0.53911h47m20s 63°

2. January 21st         Total Lunar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

3. July 3rd         Total Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

4. July 17th         Partial Lunar Eclipse

In general, partial eclipse is visible from Southwest Islands, Kyushu region, Shikoku region excluding easternmost part, and Chugoku region excluding easternmost part. The Moon sets during eclipse. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsMoonset
JCSTP.A.JCSTP.A.Mag.
Naha17th 5h01.3m349°17th 5h48.1m324°0.480
Fukuoka17th 5h01.3m354°17th 5h19.8m346°0.213

5. November 11th-12th         Transit of Mercury

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

6. December 26th         Annular Solar Eclipse

Partial eclipse is visible from all over Japan. In the eastern and northern part of Japan, the Sun sets during eclipse. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsGreatest eclipseEclipse ends
JCSTP.A.JCSTP.A.Mag.JCSTP.A.
Naha14h02m18s211°15h27m34s132°0.47416h40m22s 61°
Fukuoka14h14m01s200°15h25m17s137°0.34516h28m15s 77°
Kyoto14h23m05s196°15h31m32s133°0.36516h32m13s 74°
Tokyo *14h28m11s194°15h35m27s131°0.389  
Sendai *14h30m01s192°15h33m18s133°0.348  
Sapporo *14h31m31s189°15h27m03s138°0.265  
* Tokyo: The Sun sets at 16h33m54s, with position angle = 71°, magnitude = 0.014.
* Sendai: The Sun sets at 16h22m09s, with position angle = 82°, magnitude = 0.081.
* Sapporo: The Sun sets at 16h05m09s, with position angle = 99°, magnitude = 0.110.