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December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

Dec 31, 2028 at 6:51 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Cairo
Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 4:56 pm
Maximum: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 6:51 pm 1.246 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 9:40 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 43 minutes
Location

December 31, 2028 — Total 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
4:03 pm Sun, Dec 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 55°
-10.2°
4:56 pm Sun, Dec 31RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 62°
-0.2°
5:07 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 63°
1.5°
6:16 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 71°
14.5°
6:51 pm Sun, Dec 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 75°
21.6°
7:27 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 78°
28.8°
8:36 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 85°
43.1°
9:40 pm Sun, Dec 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 93°
56.4°

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


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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