May 26, 2002 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:
- South/East Asia
- South/West North America
- South/West South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Manila, Philippines
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Yangon, Myanmar
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Seoul, South Korea
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Singapore, Singapore
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Shanghai, China
- Tokyo, Japan
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Beijing, China
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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||May 26 at 10:18 AM||May 26 at 6:18 AM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||May 26 at 12:04 PM||May 26 at 8:04 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||May 26 at 1:51 PM||May 26 at 9:51 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.