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Flag for Iran August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tehran, Iran

Max view in Tehran
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 6:27 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Tehran: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:53 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:27 AM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 11:31 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes


August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tehran

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

5:53 AM Aug 286:27 AM Aug 286:30 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Tehran on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in TehranDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:53:54 AM252°West-southwest6.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in TehranAug 28 at 6:27:48 AM257°West-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 Tehran 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 28 at 6:30:29 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 7:03:48 AM262°West7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 8:42:48 AM277°West26.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:21:55 AM295°West-northwest44.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 11:31:41 AM314°Northwest55.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Tehran (IRDT – Iran Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tehran

Eclipse Visibility from TehranVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tehran, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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