December 2029 lunar eclipse

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Total lunar eclipse
December 20, 2029
Ecliptic north up
Lunar eclipse chart close-2029Dec20.png
The moon will pass through the center of the Earth's shadow.
Saros (and member) 135 (24 of 71)
Gamma
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts (UTC)
P1
U1
U2
Greatest
U3
U4
P4

A total lunar eclipse will take place on December 20, 2029.[1]

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Dec20.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2027-2031
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
110 2027 Jul 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-2027Jul18.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2027Jul18.png
115 2028 Jan 12
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Jan12.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Jan12.png
120 2028 Jul 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Jul06.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Jul06.png
125 2028 Dec 31
Lunar eclipse from moon-2028Dec31.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2028Dec31.png
130 2029 Jun 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Jun26.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-29jun26.png
135 2029 Dec 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Dec20.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2029Dec20.png
140 2030 Jun 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-2030Jun15.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2030Jun15.png
145 2030 Dec 09
Lunar eclipse from moon-2030Dec09.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2030Dec09.png
150 2031 Jun 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2031Jun05.png
Penumbral
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

Metonic series (19 years)[edit]

The Metonic cycle repeats nearly exactly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year. Because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will be in nearly the same location relative to the background stars.

Ascending node Descending node
  1. 1991 Jun 27 - penumbral (110)
  2. 2010 Jun 26 - partial (120)
  3. 2029 Jun 26 - total (130)
  4. 2048 Jun 26 - partial (140)
  5. 2067 Jun 27 - penumbral (150)
  1. 1991 Dec 21 - partial (115)
  2. 2010 Dec 21 - total (125)
  3. 2029 Dec 20 - total (135)
  4. 2048 Dec 20 - partial (145)
Metonic lunar eclipse 1991-2067A.png Metonic lunar eclipse 1991-2048D.png

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