Sep 18, 2024 Partial 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
- Partial Eclipse starts
- Maximum Eclipse
- Full Eclipse ends
- 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 Europe
- West in Asia
- Parts of Africa
- Parts of North America
- South America
Partial eclipse visible in...
- Paris, France
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Rome, Italy
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Cairo, Egypt
- Ankara, Turkey
- Madrid, Spain
- Athens, Greece
- Moscow, Russia
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Bucharest, Romania
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Budapest, Hungary
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- 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||Sep 18 at 12:43 AM||Sep 17 at 8:43 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Sep 18 at 2:32 AM||Sep 17 at 10:32 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Sep 18 at 2:45 AM||Sep 17 at 10:45 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Sep 18 at 2:57 AM||Sep 17 at 10:57 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Sep 18 at 4:46 AM||Sep 18 at 12:46 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.