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December 20, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Romana, Dominican Republic

Dec 20, 2029 at 6:42 pm
Max View in La Romana
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in La Romana
Begins: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 5:59 pm
Maximum: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 6:42 pm 1.117 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 9:41 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 41 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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December 20, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Romana

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:42 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 50°
-27.5°
4:55 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 59°
-13.9°
6:00 pm Thu, Dec 20RisingMoonrise 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-northeast 65°
-0.2°
6:15 pm Thu, Dec 20
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 66°
2.6°
6:42 pm Thu, Dec 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 68°
8.2°
7:08 pm Thu, Dec 20
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 70°
13.9°
8:28 pm Thu, Dec 20
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 73°
31.3°
9:41 pm Thu, Dec 20
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 75°
47.5°

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 La Romana. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in La Romana

Eclipse Visibility From La RomanaVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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

Next total solar eclipse visible in La Romana

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