Mar 13, 1998 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 Europe
- South/East Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Moscow, Russia
- Cairo, Egypt
- London, England, United Kingdom
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Athens, Greece
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Rome, Italy
- Bucharest, Romania
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Budapest, Hungary
- Madrid, Spain
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Casablanca, Morocco
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Paris, France
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||Mar 13 at 2:20 AM||Mar 12 at 9:20 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Mar 13 at 4:21 AM||Mar 12 at 11:21 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Mar 13 at 6:21 AM||Mar 13 at 1:21 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.