Apr 23, 1948 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
- East in Africa
- Much of North America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Tokyo, Japan
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Manila, Philippines
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Yangon, Myanmar
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Seoul, South Korea
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Singapore, Singapore
- Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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||Apr 23 at 11:32 AM||Apr 23 at 6:32 AM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Apr 23 at 1:39 PM||Apr 23 at 8:39 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Apr 23 at 3:46 PM||Apr 23 at 10:46 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.