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Flag for Russia August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

Max view in Moscow
Friday, August 28, 2026 at 5:21 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Moscow: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 4:23 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:21 AM

Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 10:01 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes

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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Moscow

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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

StartMaxMoonset
4:23 AM Aug 285:21 AM Aug 285:25 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Friday, August 28, 2026

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:23 AM239°West-southwest7.0°
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 MoscowAug 28 at 5:21 AM251°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 Moscow 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 5:25 AM252°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:33 AM254°West-southwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 7:12 AM274°West14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:51 AM295°West-northwest27.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:01 AM312°Northwest34.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Moscow

Eclipse Visibility from MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
Partial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Moscow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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