Dec 9 – Dec 10, 2030 Penumbral 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:
- Parts of Asia
- Parts of North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Tokyo, Japan
- Paris, France
- Rome, Italy
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Beijing, China
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Cairo, Egypt
- Algiers, Algeria
- Madrid, Spain
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Ankara, Turkey
- Brussels, Belgium
- Athens, Greece
- Moscow, Russia
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
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 9 at 8:09 PM||Dec 9 at 3:09 PM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 9 at 10:27 PM||Dec 9 at 5:27 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Dec 10 at 12:45 AM||Dec 9 at 7:45 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.