Lunar eclipses 2004 – 2020

Date
(at time of greatest eclipse)

 

Begins
(penumbral phase)

 

Ends
(penumbral phase)

 

Type  Duration of partial phase  Duration of totality  Visibility in South Africa 
2004/05/04 1951 SAST 0110 SAST Total 03h24m 01h16m Yes
2004/10/28 0205 SAST 0803 SAST Total 03h39m 01h21m Yes: moon sets while eclipsed
2005/04/24 0950 SAST 1400 SAST Penumbral NA NA No
2005/10/17 1151 SAST 1615 SAST Partial 00h58m NA No
2006/03/15 2321 SAST 0413 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2006/09/07 1842 SAST 2300 SAST Partial 01h33m NA Yes
2007/03/04 2216 SAST 0425 SAST Total 03h42m 01h14m Yes
2007/08/28 0952 SAST 1522 SAST Total 03h33m 01h31m No
2008/02/21 0235 SAST 0817 SAST Total 03h26m 00h51m Yes
2008/08/16 2023 SAST 0157 SAST Partial 03h09m NA Yes
2009/02/09 1437 SAST 1840 SAST Penumbral NA NA No
2009/07/07 1033 SAST 1244 SAST Penumbral NA NA No
2009/08/06 0101 SAST 0417 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2009/12/31 1915 SAST 2330 SAST Partial 01h02m NA Yes
2010/06/26 1055 SAST 1621 SAST Partial 02h44m NA No
2010/12/21 0728 SAST 1306 SAST Total 03h29m 01h13m No
2011/06/15 1923 SAST 0102 SAST Total 03h40m 01h41m Yes
2011/12/10 1332 SAST 1932 SAST Total 03h33m 00h52m Total and partial phases not seen, but part of final penumbral phase vis. from all but the SW of SA
2012/06/04 1046 SAST 1520 SAST Partial 02h08m NA No
2012/11/28 1412 SAST 1853 SAST Penumbral NA NA Moon rises before penumbral phase ends for NE SA
2013/04/25 2002 SAST 0013 SAST Partial 00h32m NA Yes
2013/05/25 0543 SAST 0637 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2013/10/19 2348 SAST 0352 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2014/04/15 0652 SAST 1239 SAST Total 03h35m 01h19m Total and partial phases not seen, but penumbral phase begins before moonset in western SA
2014/10/08 1014 SAST 1535 SAST Total 03h20m 01h00m No
2015/04/04 1100 SAST 1701 SAST Total 03h30m 00h12m No
2015/09/28 0210 SAST 0724 SAST Total 03h21m 01h13m Yes
2016/03/23 1137 SAST 1557 SAST Penumbral NA NA No
2016/08/18 1124 SAST 1201 SAST Penumbral NA NA No
2016/09/16 1853 SAST 2256 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2017/02/11 0032 SAST 0455 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2017/08/07 1748 SAST 2253 SAST Partial 01h57m NA Yes
2018/01/31 1250 SAST 1810 SAST Total 03h23m 01h17m No
2018/07/27 1913 SAST 0130 SAST Total 03h55m 01h44m Yes
2019/01/21 0435 SAST 0949 SAST Total 03h17m 01h03m Total phase not seen but initial partial phase visible from western SA
2019/07/16 2042 SAST 0219 SAST Partial 02h59m NA Yes
2020/01/10 1905 SAST 2314 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2020/06/05 1943 SAST 2306 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2020/07/05 0504 SAST 0755 SAST Penumbral NA NA Yes
2020/11/30 0930 SAST 1356 SAST Penumbral NA NA No

 

Source: NASA