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Flag for Greenland August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn, Greenland

Max view in Danmarkshavn
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 3:51 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Danmarkshavn: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 1:25 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 3:51 AM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 7:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn

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 Danmarkshavn. 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 partialMaxMoonset
2:35 AM Aug 283:51 AM Aug 284:07 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Danmarkshavn on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in DanmarkshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:25 AM184°South2.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:35 AM201°South-southwest2.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in DanmarkshavnAug 28 at 3:51 AM219°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 Danmarkshavn 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 28 at 4:07 AM223°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 4:13 AM224°Southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:51 AM247°West-southwest3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:00 AM264°West8.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Danmarkshavn (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Danmarkshavn

Eclipse Visibility from DanmarkshavnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
2026Mar 3LunarPenumbral
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Danmarkshavn, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100