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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

Aug 28, 2026 at 5:28 am
Near max in Cairo
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Cairo
Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 3:23 am
Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:28 am 0.680 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:31 am
Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes
Location

August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:23 am Fri, Aug 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 240°
24.2°
4:33 am Fri, Aug 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 251°
10.9°
5:28 am Fri, Aug 28
Maximum in Cairo This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Cairo. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Cairo 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 258°
0.3°
5:31 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 258°
-0.2°
6:12 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 264°
-9.3°
7:51 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 276°
-29.7°
9:01 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 287°
-43.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility From CairoVisibility Worldwide
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 21, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, North in Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
May 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Feb 20–21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Much of Africa, East in North America, Atlantic, Indian Ocean
Jan 12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 6, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 31, 2028 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 26, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 20–21, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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