Sep 28, 2015 Total 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.
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 Europe
- West in Asia
- West in Africa
- East in North America
- South America
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations near the shadow's path:
- Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
- Anaheim, California, U.S.A.
- Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Easter Island, Chile
- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
- Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
- Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.
- Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
- Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
- San Jose, California, U.S.A.
- Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
- Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
- Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- San Diego, California, U.S.A.
- Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
- Long Beach, California, U.S.A.
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Moscow, Russia
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Athens, Greece
- Paris, France
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Rome, Italy
- Brussels, Belgium
- Algiers, Algeria
- Cairo, Egypt
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Ankara, Turkey
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Madrid, Spain
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Papeete, Tahiti, France
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||Sep 28 at 12:13 AM||Sep 27 at 5:13 PM||No, under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Sep 28 at 1:12 AM||Sep 27 at 6:12 PM||No, under horizon|
|Full Eclipse begins||Sep 28 at 2:13 AM||Sep 27 at 7:13 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Sep 28 at 2:47 AM||Sep 27 at 7:47 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 3:22 AM||Sep 27 at 8:22 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 4:23 AM||Sep 27 at 9:23 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 5:22 AM||Sep 27 at 10:22 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Seattle some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.