Apr 13, 1968 Total 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:
- South/West Europe
- South/East Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations being able to see at least parts of the Total part.
- Rome, Italy
- Algiers, Algeria
- Caracas, Venezuela
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Casablanca, Morocco
- Brussels, Belgium
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Dublin, Ireland
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Havana, Cuba
- Madrid, Spain
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Lagos, Nigeria
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Paris, France
Partial eclipse visible in:
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||Apr 13 at 2:14 AM||Apr 12 at 6:14 PM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Apr 13 at 3:14 AM||Apr 12 at 7:14 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||Apr 13 at 4:26 AM||Apr 12 at 8:26 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Apr 13 at 4:48 AM||Apr 12 at 8:48 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Apr 13 at 5:09 AM||Apr 12 at 9:09 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Apr 13 at 6:21 AM||Apr 12 at 10:21 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Apr 13 at 7:21 AM||Apr 12 at 11:21 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Seattle some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.