Is this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Washington DC? Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic. Expand for some cities where penumbral eclipse is visible Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Lagos, Nigeria Madrid, Spain New Delhi, Delhi, India Brussels, Brussels, Belgium Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China Budapest, Hungary Paris, Île-de-France, France Ankara, Turkey Moscow, Moscow, Russia Athens, Greece London, England, United Kingdom Yangon, Myanmar Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia Johannesburg, South Africa Tokyo, Japan Cairo, Egypt Rome, Italy Is this eclipse visible in Washington DC? Eclipse Map and Animation
The animation shows where this penumbral lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).
Shades of darkness Night, moon high up in sky. Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon. Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight. Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight. Day, moon and eclipse both not visible. Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather.
Note that since it is a penumbral eclipse, it can be hard to see, as the Moon will only be a bit fainter.
Eclipse is visible. The eclipse is not visible at all. Note: Areas with lighter shadings left (West) of the center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Areas with lighter shadings right (East) of the center will experience the eclipse until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon. 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 Washington DC* Visible in Washington DC Penumbral Eclipse begins Dec 11 at 15:34:25 Dec 11 at 10:34:25 am No, below the horizon Maximum Eclipse Dec 11 at 17:43:39 Dec 11 at 12:43:39 pm No, below the horizon Penumbral Eclipse ends Dec 11 at 19:52:52 Dec 11 at 2:52:52 pm No, below the horizon
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.
Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.
magnitude of the eclipse is -0.289.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 0.805.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 18 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.
All eclipses 1900 — 2199
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season:
December 25–26, 2038 — Total Solar Eclipse