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Eclipse visible in Qaanaaq – August 27, 2026 – August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Qaanaaq. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun 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

Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq 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 QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 27 at 11:25 PM135°Southeast1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 12:07 AM144°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 12:35 AM151°South-southeast0.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 2:13 AM174°South2.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 3:51 AM198°South-southwest2.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:00 AM214°Southwest1.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.

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

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

Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGST - Western Greenland Summer Time).

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