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
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.
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:
- Parts of Europe
- Parts of Asia
- Parts of North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Ankara, Turkey
- Baghdad, Iraq
- 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
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Beijing, China
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Moscow, Russia
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Manila, Philippines
- 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 Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 28 at 12:17 PM||Nov 28 at 7:17 AM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 28 at 2:33 PM||Nov 28 at 9:33 AM||No, under horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 28 at 4:49 PM||Nov 28 at 11:49 AM||No, under horizon|
* The Moon is under the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.