Oct 18 – Oct 19, 2013 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 Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Rome, Italy
- Bucharest, Romania
- London, England, United Kingdom
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Cairo, Egypt
- Ankara, Turkey
- Moscow, Russia
- Athens, Greece
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Paris, France
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Madrid, Spain
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
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, below 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 below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.