May 25, 1937 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- West in Asia
- Parts of North America
- Parts of South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Havana, Cuba
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Santiago, Chile
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Caracas, Venezuela
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||May 25 at 5:45 AM||May 25 at 1:45 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||May 25 at 7:51 AM||May 25 at 3:51 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||May 25 at 9:56 AM||May 25 at 5:56 AM||No, under horizon|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.