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November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Santiago, Chile

Nov 30, 2020 at 6:30 am
Near max in Santiago
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Santiago
Began: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 4:32 am
Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:31 am -0.271 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:33 am
Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

All times shown on this page are local time.


November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Santiago

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Santiago. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CLST) for Santiago.

4:32 am Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northwest 313°
6:31 am Mon, Nov 30
Maximum in Santiago This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Santiago. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Santiago because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 295°
6:33 am Mon, Nov 30SettingMoonset 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 295°
6:42 am Mon, Nov 30Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 293°
8:53 am Mon, Nov 30Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 278°

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 penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Santiago

Eclipse Visibility From SantiagoVisibility Worldwide
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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

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