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December 21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E

Dec 21, 2029 at 6:42 am
Max View in 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E
Begins: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 3:42 am
Maximum: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 6:42 am 1.117 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 6:55 am
Duration: 3 hours, 12 minutes

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December 21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:42 am Fri, Dec 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 276°
37.3°
4:55 am Fri, Dec 21
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 283°
22.5°
6:15 am Fri, Dec 21
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 292°
6.8°
6:42 am Fri, Dec 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-northwest 295°
1.9°
6:55 am Fri, Dec 21SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-northwest 297°
-0.2°
7:08 am Fri, Dec 21Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 298°
-2.7°
8:28 am Fri, Dec 21Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 310°
-16.8°
9:41 am Fri, Dec 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 323°
-27.0°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E

Eclipse Visibility From 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"EVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Dec 31, 2028–Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in 31°18'08.3"N, 120°37'17.2"E, or the path map image for global details.

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