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July 6, 2028 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Jul 6, 2028 at 9:19 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Sofia
Begins: Thu, Jul 6, 2028 at 9:06 pm
Maximum: Thu, Jul 6, 2028 at 9:19 pm 0.389 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Jul 6, 2028 at 11:55 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 49 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


July 6, 2028 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Sofia. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (EEST) for Sofia. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 70.0 seconds.

6:44 pm Thu, Jul 6Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 101°
8:09 pm Thu, Jul 6Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 113°
9:06 pm Thu, Jul 6RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East-southeast 122°
9:19 pm Thu, Jul 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southeast 124°
10:30 pm Thu, Jul 6
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 137°
11:55 pm Thu, Jul 6
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 154°

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Sofia. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility From SofiaVisibility Worldwide
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Sofia, or the path map image for global details.

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