Your guide to solar & lunar eclipses.
August 6–7, 2036 Total Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon)
What This Lunar Eclipse Looks Like
Where to See the Eclipse
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Map and Animation
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 Bridgeport*||Visible in Bridgeport|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Aug 6 at 23:45:05||Aug 6 at 7:45:05 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Aug 7 at 00:55:30||Aug 6 at 8:55:30 pm||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||Aug 7 at 02:03:31||Aug 6 at 10:03:31 pm||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 7 at 02:51:11||Aug 6 at 10:51:11 pm||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Aug 7 at 03:38:49||Aug 6 at 11:38:49 pm||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Aug 7 at 04:46:50||Aug 7 at 12:46:50 am||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Aug 7 at 05:57:15||Aug 7 at 1:57:15 am||Yes|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Bridgeport some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.454.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.527.
The total duration of the eclipse is 6 hours, 12 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 16 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 35 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: July 23, 2036 — Partial Solar Eclipse
Third eclipse this season: August 21, 2036 — Partial Solar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2036
- Feb 11–12, 2036 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 27, 2036 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 23, 2036 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Aug 6–7, 2036 — Total Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Aug 21, 2036 – 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
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