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Eclipse visible in London – December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in London.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in London on Sunday, December 31, 2028

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 beginsDec 31 at 2:05 PM30°North-northeast10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 3:08 PM43°Northeast5.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 31 at 3:51 PM51°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 4:17 PM56°Northeast2.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 4:52 PM62°East-northeast7.0° 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 East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsDec 31 at 5:26 PM68°East-northeast11.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 6:35 PM80°East21.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 7:38 PM92°East30.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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 (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Other eclipses visible in London

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in LondonLooks like in LondonPath of the eclipse
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 12, 2026SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 2, 2027SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2028SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 2028LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2028LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1, 2030SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2030LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9 / Dec 10, 2030LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 30, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2032LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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