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When Is the Next Lunar Eclipse?

There are at least 2 lunar eclipses each year. Find out when the next one is and if you can see it from your location.

Total lunar eclipse over Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

Total lunar eclipse over Santa Fe, USA.

Composite image of a total lunar eclipse during a Supermoon over Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

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The next lunar eclipse will be on July 27, 2018.

This eclipse will not be visible in Washington DC, but you can follow it via our real-time animation.

Next Lunar Eclipse in Washington DC

The next eclipse in Washington DC will be a Total Lunar Eclipse on January 20, 2019, starting at 9:36:29 pm local time.

Check out the local weather forecast to find out if you will have clear skies to view the eclipse!

Upcoming 5 Lunar Eclipses

More details about upcoming Eclipses

Next Total Lunar Eclipse

152Days 22Hrs 54Mins 41Secs

Total Lunar Eclipse

Jul 27, 2018 at 17:14:47 UTCSee more


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  2. Total Lunar Eclipse
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  4. Partial Lunar Eclipse
  5. Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
  6. Can I See a Lunar Eclipse?
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Eclipse Shadows

  1. Umbra
  2. Penumbra
  3. Antumbra

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