Your guide to solar & lunar eclipses.
February 11–12, 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, Asia, Much of Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, 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 Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Feb 11 at 19:33:41||Feb 11 at 11:33:41 am||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Feb 11 at 20:30:45||Feb 11 at 12:30:45 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Full Eclipse begins||Feb 11 at 21:34:30||Feb 11 at 1:34:30 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 11 at 22:11:45||Feb 11 at 2:11:45 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Full Eclipse ends||Feb 11 at 22:48:57||Feb 11 at 2:48:57 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Feb 11 at 23:52:41||Feb 11 at 3:52:41 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Feb 12 at 00:49:49||Feb 11 at 4:49:49 pm||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Seattle.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.299.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.275.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 16 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 7 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 14 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: February 27, 2036 — Partial Solar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2036
- Feb 11–12, 2036 — Total Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Feb 27, 2036 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 23, 2036 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Aug 6–7, 2036 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- 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