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June 15–16, 2030 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
What This Lunar Eclipse Looks Like
Where to See the Eclipse
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
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When the Eclipse Happens 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 Boston*||Visible in Boston|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Jun 15 at 16:14:07||Jun 15 at 12:14:07 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Jun 15 at 17:21:03||Jun 15 at 1:21:03 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jun 15 at 18:33:15||Jun 15 at 2:33:15 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jun 15 at 19:45:24||Jun 15 at 3:45:24 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Jun 15 at 20:52:23||Jun 15 at 4:52:23 pm||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Boston.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.502.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.448.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 38 minutes.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 2 hours, 24 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: June 1, 2030 — Annular Solar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2030
- Jun 1, 2030 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jun 15–16, 2030 — Partial Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Nov 25, 2030 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Dec 9–10, 2030 — Penumbral Lunar 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
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