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Flag for United Kingdom December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

Max view in London
Sunday, December 31, 2028 at 4:52 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


London: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 2:03 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 4:52 PM

Ends: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 7:40 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in London. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
3:51 PM Dec 314:52 PM Dec 316:36 PM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in London on Sunday, December 31, 2028

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 2:03 PM29°North-northeast10.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 3:07 PM42°Northeast5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 31 at 3:51 PM51°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 4:16 PM56°Northeast2.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 4:51 PM62°East-northeast7.0°
Moon 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 5:27 PM68°East-northeast11.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 6:36 PM81°East21.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 7:40 PM92°East31.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
Partial
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2028Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in London, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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