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Flag for Antarctica August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

Max view in Mawson
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 8:13 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Mawson: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:23 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 8:13 AM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 12:01 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes

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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mawson

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Mawson. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:33 AM Aug 288:13 AM Aug 288:19 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Mawson on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in MawsonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 6:23 AM271°West10.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 7:33 AM255°West-southwest3.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MawsonAug 28 at 8:13 AM247°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mawson would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 28 at 8:19 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 9:12 AM233°Southwest5.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:51 AM210°South-southwest11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 12:01 PM193°South-southwest14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mawson (MAWT – Mawson Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Mawson.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility from MawsonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mawson, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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