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Eclipse visible in Stellenbosch – Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Stellenbosch. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, 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 Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Stellenbosch 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 StellenboschDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:25 AM292°West-northwest44.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:35 AM280°West30.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 6:13 AM266°West10.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetAug 28 at 7:08 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:51 AM253°West-southwest9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:00 AM243°West-southwest22.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Stellenbosch (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Stellenbosch

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 17, 2026SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 6, 2027SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2028LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2030LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 25, 2030SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9 / Dec 10, 2030LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 7, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2031SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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