Nov 28, 2012 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 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 New York*||Visible in New York|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 28 at 12:17 PM||Nov 28 at 7:17 AM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 28 at 2:33 PM||Nov 28 at 9:33 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 28 at 4:49 PM||Nov 28 at 11:49 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in New York.
Eclipses during year 2012
- May 20 – May 21, 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jun 4, 2012 Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 13 – Nov 14, 2012 Total Solar Eclipse
- Nov 28, 2012 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse (Currently shown)
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.