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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kingston, Norfolk Island

Aug 28, 2026 at 5:37 pm
Near max in Kingston
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Kingston
Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:33 pm
Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 5:36 pm -0.645 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:01 pm
Duration: 28 minutes
Location

August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kingston

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
12:23 pm Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 164°
-50.4°
1:33 pm Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 142°
-44.0°
3:12 pm Fri, Aug 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 119°
-28.4°
4:51 pm Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 105°
-9.4°
5:33 pm Fri, Aug 28RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 99°
-0.2°
5:36 pm Fri, Aug 28
Maximum in Kingston This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Kingston. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Kingston 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East 99°
0.2°
6:01 pm Fri, Aug 28
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 96°
5.2°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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 Kingston

Eclipse Visibility From KingstonVisibility Worldwide
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19–20, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 16, 2022 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South in Australia, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 28, 2026 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, North in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jul 7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 22, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 26, 2029 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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