Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
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When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses can be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear. From some places the entire eclipse will be visible, while in other areas the Moon will rise or set during the eclipse.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse began||Aug 26 at 08:14:03||Aug 26 at 4:14:03 am||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse began||Aug 26 at 09:52:16||Aug 26 at 5:52:16 am||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 26 at 10:39:27||Aug 26 at 6:39:27 am||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ended||Aug 26 at 11:26:29||Aug 26 at 7:26:29 am||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ended||Aug 26 at 13:04:51||Aug 26 at 9:04:51 am||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon was below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse was not visible.
Quick Facts About This Eclipse
|Magnitude||0.163||Fraction of the Moon’s diameter covered by Earth’s umbra|
|Obscuration||9.3%||Percentage of the Moon's area covered by Earth's umbra|
|Penumbral magnitude||1.201||Fraction of the Moon's diameter covered by Earth's penumbra|
|Overall duration||4 hours, 51 minutes||Period between the beginning and end of all eclipse phases|
|Duration of partial phase||1 hour, 34 minutes||Period between the beginning and end of the partial phase|
|Duration of penumbral phases||3 hours, 17 minutes||Combined period of both penumbral phases|
An Eclipse Never Comes Alone!
A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.
Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season: September 10, 1923 — Total Solar Eclipse