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December 20, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — North Platte, NE, USA

Dec 20, 2029 at 5:19 pm
Max View in North Platte
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in North Platte
Begins: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 5:15 pm
Maximum: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 5:19 pm 0.900 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Dec 20, 2029 at 7:40 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 26 minutes
Location

December 20, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — North Platte

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:42 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 17°
-24.6°
2:55 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction North-northeast 33°
-19.0°
4:15 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 48°
-9.6°
4:41 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Northeast 53°
-5.8°
5:08 pm Thu, Dec 20Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 57°
-1.0°
5:15 pm Thu, Dec 20RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 58°
-0.2°
5:19 pm Thu, Dec 20
Maximum in North Platte This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in North Platte. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in North Platte 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 59°
0.4°
6:28 pm Thu, Dec 20
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 69°
11.2°
7:40 pm Thu, Dec 20
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 80°
23.9°

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in North Platte, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in North Platte

Eclipse Visibility From North PlatteVisibility Worldwide
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, 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, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 27–28, 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, 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 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jan 11–12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 26, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/West Europe, North/West Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic
Dec 31, 2028 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 14, 2029 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jun 25–26, 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, 2029 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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All eclipses 1900-2199