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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

Eclipse visible in Macquarie Island – Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Macquarie Island on Friday, August 28, 2026

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Macquarie IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsAug 28 at 12:25 PM178°South26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:35 PM160°South-southeast24.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 3:13 PM136°Southeast17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 4:51 PM115°East-southeast7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 5:40 PM105°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Macquarie IslandAug 28 at 5:44 PM104°East-southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Macquarie Island 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:00 PM101°East2.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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

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

Times are local for Macquarie Island (AEDT - Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Macquarie Island

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Macquarie Island
Looks like in
Macquarie Island
Path of the eclipse
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2028SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2029LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2030LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 25, 2030SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 7, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 30, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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