Jun 26, 2010 Partial Lunar Eclipse
A partial lunar eclipse is visible in areas such as the Pacific and eastern Australia on June 26, 2010. This is the first lunar eclipse in 2010 and the second of all eclipses that occur throughout the year.
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Stages in eclipse
- Penumbral Eclipse just started
- Penumbral Eclipse in good progress
- Partial Eclipse starts
- Maximum Eclipse
- Full Eclipse ends
- Penumbral Eclipse continues
- Penumbral Eclipse about to end
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- West in Asia
- Much of Australia
- East in North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in...
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Magadan, Russia
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Tokyo, Japan
- Anadyr, Russia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Shanghai, China
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Vladivostok, Russia
- Pyongyang, North Korea
- Singapore, Singapore
- Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
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||Jun 26 at 8:59 AM||Jun 26 at 4:59 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Jun 26 at 10:18 AM||Jun 26 at 6:18 AM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jun 26 at 11:38 AM||Jun 26 at 7:38 AM||No, under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jun 26 at 12:58 PM||Jun 26 at 8:58 AM||No, under horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Jun 26 at 2:18 PM||Jun 26 at 10:18 AM||No, under horizon|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.