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November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Auckland, New Zealand (Tāmaki Makaurau)

Nov 30, 2020 at 10:42 pm
Max View in Auckland, Auckland
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Auckland, Auckland
Began: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 8:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 10:42 pm -0.262 Magnitude
Ended: Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 12:53 am
Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


November 30–December 1, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Auckland

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Auckland. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (NZDT) for Auckland.

8:32 pm Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 60°
10:42 pm Mon, Nov 30
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northeast 37°
12:53 am Tue, Dec 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North

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 penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Auckland

Eclipse Visibility From AucklandVisibility Worldwide
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Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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

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