December 2028 lunar eclipse

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Total lunar eclipse
December 31, 2028
Ecliptic north up
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Dec31.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Saros (and member) 125 (49 of 72)
Gamma 0.3258
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality 1:11:20
Partial 3:28:49
Penumbral 5:36:13
Contacts (UTC)
P1 14:03:49
U1 15:07:35
U2 16:16:19
Greatest 16:51:58
U3 17:27:40
U4 18:36:24
P4 19:40:02

A December 2028 total lunar eclipse (also known as Asia New Year's Eve Eclipse) is a blue moon eclipse occurred on New Year's Eve of 2028 as the previous on 2009.

For solar eclipse, it will visibility on Western of U.S at afternoon of 2252.[1]


It will be completely visible over Asia and western Australia, will be seen rising over other areas of Africa and Europe, and setting over eastern Australia and New Zealand.

Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Dec31.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2027-2031
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Saros Date
110 2027 Jul 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-2027Jul18.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2027Jul18.png
115 2028 Jan 12
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Jan12.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Jan12.png
120 2028 Jul 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Jul06.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Jul06.png
125 2028 Dec 31
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Dec31.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Dec31.png
130 2029 Jun 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Jun26.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-29jun26.png
135 2029 Dec 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Dec20.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2029Dec20.png
140 2030 Jun 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-2030Jun15.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2030Jun15.png
145 2030 Dec 09
Lunar eclipse from moon-2030Dec09.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2030Dec09.png
150 2031 Jun 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2031Jun05.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-2031Jun05.png
Last set 2027 Aug 17 Last set 2027 Feb 20
Next set 2031 May 07 Next set 2031 Oct 30

Saros series[edit]

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.[2]

This is the 19th of 26 total lunar eclipses in series 125. The previous occurrence was on December 21, 2010 and the next will occur on January 12, 2047.

Half-Saros cycle[edit]

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[3] This lunar eclipse is related to two annular solar eclipses of Solar Saros 132.

December 26, 2019 January 5, 2038
SE2019Dec26A.png SE2038Jan05A.png

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2252 December 31". Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  2. ^ Listing of Eclipses of cycle 125
  3. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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