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Eclipse visible in London – Oct 8, 1995 Penumbral 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 penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

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.

More about the Oct 8, 1995 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in London on Sunday, October 8, 1995

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 LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:02 PM39°Northeast25.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:04 PM66°East-northeast10.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:14 PM79°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonOct 8 at 6:17 PM80°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in London 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:06 PM89°East7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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

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

Times are local for London (BST - British Summer Time).

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Nov 18, 1994LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 3 / Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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