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August 29–30, 2110 Partial Lunar Eclipse

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What This Lunar Eclipse Looks Like

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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Where to See the Eclipse

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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

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Eclipse Map and Animation

The animation shows where this partial 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.

Eclipse is visible.

Only penumbral phase visible. Misses partial phase.

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.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*Visible in Washington DC
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 29 at 14:27:49Aug 29 at 10:27:49 amNo, below the horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 29 at 16:12:14Aug 29 at 12:12:14 pmNo, below the horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 29 at 16:37:08Aug 29 at 12:37:08 pmNo, below the horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 29 at 17:01:53Aug 29 at 1:01:53 pmNo, below the horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 29 at 18:46:26Aug 29 at 2:46:26 pmNo, below the horizon

* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.

Quick Facts About This Eclipse

DataValueComments
Magnitude0.048Fraction of the Moon’s diameter covered by Earth’s umbra
Obscuration1.5%Percentage of the Moon's area covered by Earth's umbra
Penumbral magnitude1.037Fraction of the Moon's diameter covered by Earth's penumbra
Overall duration4 hours, 19 minutesPeriod between the beginning and end of all eclipse phases
Duration of partial phase50 minutesPeriod between the beginning and end of the partial phase
Duration of penumbral phases3 hours, 29 minutesCombined period of both penumbral phases

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

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 third eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: July 31, 2110 — Almost Lunar Eclipse

Second eclipse this season: August 15, 2110 — Annular Solar Eclipse