Is this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Washington DC? Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica. Expand for some cities where penumbral eclipse is visible Caracas, Venezuela Santiago, Chile Havana, Cuba Seoul, South Korea Manila, Philippines Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Taipei, Taiwan Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico Lima, Lima, Peru Los Angeles, California, USA Montréal, Quebec, Canada Guatemala City, Guatemala Hong Kong, Hong Kong New York, New York, USA Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Tokyo, Japan Hanoi, Vietnam Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia 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 Sep 29 at 08:09:05 Sep 29 at 4:09:05 am Yes Maximum Eclipse Sep 29 at 10:33:17 Sep 29 at 6:33:17 am Yes Penumbral Eclipse ends Sep 29 at 12:57:27 Sep 29 at 8:57:27 am No, below the horizon
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.
Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.
magnitude of the eclipse is -0.051.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.034.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 48 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 second eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season:
September 14, 2099 — Total Solar Eclipse