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Flag for Canada August 27, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Max view in Halifax
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 1:13 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Halifax: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Aug 27, 2026 at 10:23 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 1:13 AM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 4:01 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes

Location

August 27, 2026 – August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Halifax

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 Halifax. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:33 PM Aug 271:13 AM Aug 282:51 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Halifax on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in HalifaxDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 27 at 10:23 PM135°Southeast23.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 27 at 11:33 PM152°South-southeast30.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 1:12 AM180°South35.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 2:51 AM208°South-southwest31.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 4:01 AM226°Southwest24.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Halifax (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Halifax

Eclipse Visibility from HalifaxVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
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