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Flag for French Polynesia December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Taiohae
Sunday, December 31, 2028 at 5:27 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 4:33 AM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 5:27 AM

Ends: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 10:10 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Taiohae, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:33 AM Dec 315:27 AM Dec 315:29 AM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Sunday, December 31, 2028

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 4:33:47 AM297°West-northwest11.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in TaiohaeDec 31 at 5:27:25 AM294°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Taiohae 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 31 at 5:29:46 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 5:37:35 AM294°West-northwest1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 6:46:20 AM292°West-northwest17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 7:21:57 AM292°West-northwest25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 31 at 7:57:38 AM292°West-northwest32.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 9:06:24 AM294°West-northwest47.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 10:10:04 AM302°West-northwest61.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility from TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Taiohae, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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