Mar 14 – Mar 15, 2006 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
- East in Australia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Rome, Italy
- Budapest, Hungary
- Algiers, Algeria
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Ankara, Turkey
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Athens, Greece
- Madrid, Spain
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Paris, France
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Cairo, Egypt
- Bucharest, Romania
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Brussels, Belgium
- Moscow, Russia
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 14 at 9:26 PM||Mar 14 at 4:26 PM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Mar 14 at 11:35 PM||Mar 14 at 6:35 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Mar 15 at 2:10 AM||Mar 14 at 9:10 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.