Nov 28, 2012 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The last eclipse of the year, a penumbral lunar eclipse, will occur on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. People in Alaska, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and most of Asia will be able to observe it.
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
- North/East Africa
- Much of North America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Manila, Philippines
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Tokyo, Japan
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Ankara, Turkey
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Moscow, Russia
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Cairo, Egypt
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 Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 28 at 12:17 PM||Nov 28 at 4:17 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 28 at 2:33 PM||Nov 28 at 6:33 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 28 at 4:49 PM||Nov 28 at 8:49 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Seattle some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.