Oct 18 – Oct 19, 2013 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
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
- Maximum Eclipse
- 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
- East in North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in...
- Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- Guam (Hagåtña), Guam
- Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
- Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Manila, Philippines
- Pyongyang, North Korea
- Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Suva, Fiji
- Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
- Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Nome, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Anadyr, 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||Oct 18 at 9:53 PM||Oct 18 at 5:53 PM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 18 at 11:50 PM||Oct 18 at 7:50 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Oct 19 at 1:48 AM||Oct 18 at 9:48 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.