Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Jun 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Jun 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

What this lunar eclipse looks like

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.


Where to see the eclipse

Regions seeing at least some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, South/East Asia, Australia, Africa, South/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

Is this eclipse visible in New York?

Example cities where partial eclipse is visible

The animation shows where this penumbral lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).

Shades of darkness

Night, moon high up in sky.

Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon.

Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight.

Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight.

Day, moon and eclipse both not visible.

Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather.

Note that since it is a penumbral eclipse, it can be hard to see, as the moon will only be a bit fainter.

100% visible (start to end).

More than 75% of the event is visible.

Less than 75% of the event is visible.

Less than 50% of the event is visible.

Eclipse is not visible at all

Note: Percentage values (%) are of the overall eclipse event. Lighter shadings left (West) of center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Shadings right (East) will experience until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon.


When the eclipse happens worldwide

Lunar 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.

EventUTC TimeTime in New York*Visible in New York
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 5 at 5:48 PMJun 5 at 1:48 PMNo, below horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 7:25 PMJun 5 at 3:25 PMNo, below horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 9:03 PMJun 5 at 5:03 PMNo, below horizon

* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in New York.

Advertising

Eclipses visible from your city


Eclipses during year 2020


Eclipses during year 2014

Eclipses during year 2015

See all Solar & Lunar Eclipses Worldwide


About Lunar Eclipses

About Solar Eclipses

Moonrise & Moonset times

Sunrise & Sunset times

You might also like

Eclipse History

Solar and lunar eclipses

Everything you need to know about eclipses, why and when they happen, the next eclipse, and where you can see them from. more