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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Djibouti, Djibouti

Aug 28, 2026 at 5:48 am
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Djibouti
Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 4:23 am
Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:48 am 0.206 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:57 am
Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Djibouti

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

4:23 am Fri, Aug 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 254°
5:33 am Fri, Aug 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 258°
5:48 am Fri, Aug 28
Maximum in Djibouti This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Djibouti. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Djibouti because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West 259°
5:57 am Fri, Aug 28SettingMoonset 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 260°
7:12 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 263°
8:51 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 268°
10:01 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 272°

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 Djibouti. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Djibouti

Eclipse Visibility From DjiboutiVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Djibouti, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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