Nov 19 – Nov 20, 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:
- Much of Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Moscow, Russia
- Paris, France
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Rome, Italy
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Algiers, Algeria
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Ankara, Turkey
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Athens, Greece
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
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||Nov 19 at 11:37 PM||Nov 19 at 6:37 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 20 at 1:48 AM||Nov 19 at 8:48 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 20 at 3:58 AM||Nov 19 at 10:58 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.