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May 24–25, 2013 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
What This Lunar Eclipse Looked Like
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: West in Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Map and Animation
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 25 at 03:53:28||May 24 at 11:53:28 pm||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||May 25 at 04:10:04||May 25 at 12:10:04 am||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ended||May 25 at 04:26:39||May 25 at 12:26:39 am||Yes|
* The Moon was above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse was visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is -0.934.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 0.015.
The total duration of the eclipse is 33 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.
This is the third eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season: April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
Second eclipse this season: May 9–10, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2013
- Apr 25–26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- May 9 / May 10, 2013 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- May 24–25, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Oct 18–19, 2013 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 3, 2013 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2019
- Jan 5 / Jan 6, 2019 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jan 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 2, 2019 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Jul 16–17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 11–12, 2019 — Mercury Transit
- Dec 26, 2019 – Annular Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2020
- Jan 10–11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 5–6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 21, 2020 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jul 4–5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 29–30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 14, 2020 – Total Solar Eclipse