November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse
What This Lunar Eclipse Looks Like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of the Earth.
Where to See the Eclipse
Try our new interactive eclipse maps. Zoom in and search for accurate eclipse times and visualizations for any location.
Where to See the Eclipse
Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica.
Who Could See the Eclipse
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 8 at 08:02:15||Nov 8 at 3:02:15 am||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Nov 8 at 09:09:12||Nov 8 at 4:09:12 am||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||Nov 8 at 10:16:39||Nov 8 at 5:16:39 am||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 8 at 10:59:11||Nov 8 at 5:59:11 am||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Nov 8 at 11:41:36||Nov 8 at 6:41:36 am||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Nov 8 at 12:49:03||Nov 8 at 7:49:03 am||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 8 at 13:56:09||Nov 8 at 8:56:09 am||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.359.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.414
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 54 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 15 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 25 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 second eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season: October 25, 2022 — Partial Solar Eclipse
Find Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses in 2022
- Apr 30, 2022 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- May 15/16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Oct 25, 2022 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Nov 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse (this page)
Eclipses in 2017
- Feb 10/11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Aug 7/8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 13, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27/28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse