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December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Jan 1, 2029 at 12:52 am
Max View in Beijing, Beijing Municipality
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Beijing, Beijing Municipality
Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 10:03 pm
Maximum: Mon, Jan 1, 2029 at 12:52 am 1.246 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Jan 1, 2029 at 3:40 am
Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


December 31, 2028–January 1, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Beijing. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (CST) for Beijing.

10:03 pm Sun, Dec 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 111°
11:07 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 134°
12:16 am Mon, Jan 1
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South 179°
12:52 am Mon, Jan 1
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 205°
1:27 am Mon, Jan 1
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 226°
2:36 am Mon, Jan 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 249°
3:40 am Mon, Jan 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 262°

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Beijing. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility From BeijingVisibility 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 Beijing, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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