Was this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Washington DC? Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: South/East Asia, Australia, East in Africa, Much of North America, South/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica. Expand for some cities where penumbral eclipse was visible Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico Hanoi, Vietnam Taipei, Taiwan Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hong Kong, Hong Kong Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia Los Angeles, California, USA Suva, Fiji Yangon, Myanmar Seoul, South Korea Tokyo, Japan Singapore, Singapore Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Manila, Philippines Anadyr, Chukotka, Russia Bangkok, Thailand Dhaka, Bangladesh Kolkata, West Bengal, India Was this eclipse visible in Washington DC? Eclipse Map and Animation
The animation shows where this penumbral lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).
Shades of darkness Night, moon high up in sky. Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon. Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight. Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight. Day, moon and eclipse both not visible. Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather.
Note that since it is a penumbral eclipse, it can be hard to see, as the Moon will only be a bit fainter.
Eclipse was visible. Eclipse was not visible at all. Note: Areas with lighter shadings left (West) of the center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Areas with lighter shadings right (East) of the center will experience the eclipse until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon. 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 May 23 at 10:20:28 May 23 at 6:20:28 am No, below the horizon Maximum Eclipse May 23 at 12:37:17 May 23 at 8:37:17 am No, below the horizon Penumbral Eclipse ended May 23 at 14:54:09 May 23 at 10:54:09 am No, below the horizon
* The Moon was below the horizon during this eclipse, so it was not possible to view it in Washington DC.
Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.
magnitude of the eclipse is -0.129.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 0.937.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 34 minutes.
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.
All eclipses 1900 — 2199
This is the second eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season:
May 9, 1929 — Total Solar Eclipse