Dec 30, 2001 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
- Much of Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Tokyo, Japan
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- Beijing, China
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Havana, Cuba
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Manila, Philippines
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Hanoi, Vietnam
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||Dec 30 at 8:30 AM||Dec 30 at 3:30 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 30 at 10:30 AM||Dec 30 at 5:30 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Dec 30 at 12:30 PM||Dec 30 at 7:30 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.