This is the last penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020. Residents of North and South America, Australia, and parts of Asia saw about 82% of the Full Moon turn a shade darker during the maximum phase of this eclipse.
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic.
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||Nov 30 at 07:32:22||Nov 30 at 2:32:22 am||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 30 at 09:42:53||Nov 30 at 4:42:53 am||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ended||Nov 30 at 11:53:22||Nov 30 at 6:53:22 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 -0.262.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 0.829.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 21 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 first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season: December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse