Where to See the Eclipse
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: South/West Europe, Much of Asia, East in Australia, Africa, 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 Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Apr 16 at 02:13:08||Apr 15 at 10:13:08 pm||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Apr 16 at 03:26:27||Apr 15 at 11:26:27 pm||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Apr 16 at 05:08:11||Apr 16 at 1:08:11 am||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Apr 16 at 06:49:50||Apr 16 at 2:49:50 am||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Apr 16 at 08:03:15||Apr 16 at 4:03:15 am||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.945.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.010.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 50 minutes.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 3 hours, 23 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: May 1, 2079 — Total Solar Eclipse