Dec 31, 2028 Total 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
- North/West North America
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations being able to see at least parts of the Total part.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Rome, Italy
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Tokyo, Japan
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Brussels, Belgium
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Algiers, Algeria
- Moscow, Russia
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Ankara, Turkey
- Cairo, Egypt
- Athens, Greece
- Paris, France
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Madrid, Spain
Partial eclipse visible in:
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||Dec 31 at 2:05 PM||Dec 31 at 9:05 AM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Dec 31 at 3:08 PM||Dec 31 at 10:08 AM||No, below horizon|
|Full Eclipse begins||Dec 31 at 4:17 PM||Dec 31 at 11:17 AM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 31 at 4:52 PM||Dec 31 at 11:52 AM||No, below horizon|
|Full Eclipse ends||Dec 31 at 5:26 PM||Dec 31 at 12:26 PM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Dec 31 at 6:35 PM||Dec 31 at 1:35 PM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Dec 31 at 7:38 PM||Dec 31 at 2:38 PM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.