Dec 29, 1944 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Much of Asia
- North/East Africa
- Much of North America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Manila, Philippines
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Tokyo, Japan
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Bucharest, Romania
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Moscow, Russia
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Ankara, Turkey
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 Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Dec 29 at 12:38 PM||Dec 29 at 5:38 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 29 at 2:44 PM||Dec 29 at 7:44 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Dec 29 at 5:02 PM||Dec 29 at 10:02 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Seattle some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.