December 1992 lunar eclipse
|Total Lunar Eclipse
December 9, 1992
Fred Espenak, 00:14 UTC
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
|Series (and member)||125 (47 of 72)|
A total lunar eclipse took place on December 9, 1992, the second of two total lunar eclipses in 1992.
It is visibly seen throughout the world including Americas (North and South America), Europe, Africa, Asia and Western Australia (including western New Guinea). The lunar eclipse was witnessed in the Philippines on the midday hours of December 10, two years after the total lunar eclipse happened on February 9, 1990.
Lunar year series
|Ascending node||Descending node|
|110||1991 Jun 27
||115||1991 Dec 21
|120||1992 Jun 15
||1992 Dec 9
|130||1993 Jun 4
||1993 Nov 29
|140||1994 May 25
||145||1994 Nov 18
|Last set||1991 Jul 26||Last set||1991 Jan 30|
|Next set||1995 Apr 15||Next set||1995 Oct 08|
Lunar saros series 125, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has 26 total lunar eclipses. The first was on June 17, 1704 and the last will be on March 19, 2155. The longest totality occurrence of this series (7th) was on August 22, 1812 when totality lasted one hour and 42 minutes.
- 1992 Dec 09 chart Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
- Lunar Eclipse Photo Gallery 1 1982 - 1993 Photographs by Fred Espenak
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