Aug 28, 2026 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.
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
- Parts of North America
- South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands
- Carson City, Nevada, U.S.A.
- Resolute Bay, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
- Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
- Boise, Idaho, U.S.A.
- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- San Jose, California, U.S.A.
- Papeete, Tahiti, France
- Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Sacramento, California, U.S.A.
- Salem, Oregon, U.S.A.
- Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
- Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
- Rarotonga, Cook Islands
- Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
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||Aug 28 at 1:25 AM||Aug 27 at 9:25 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Aug 28 at 2:35 AM||Aug 27 at 10:35 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 28 at 4:13 AM||Aug 28 at 12:13 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Aug 28 at 5:51 AM||Aug 28 at 1:51 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Aug 28 at 7:00 AM||Aug 28 at 3:00 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.