The Moon is About to Pass Through the Earth's Shadow - Penumbral Lunar Eclipse June 5, 2020 If you are in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa, you might see the Moon turn a shade darker during the maximum phase of this penumbral lunar eclipse, which is the second of four such eclipses in 2020. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will take place on June 5, 2020. The Eclipse' will start at 17:45 UTC on June 5, and reach the maximum eclipse at 19:25 UTC. It will end at 21:04 UTC, on June 5, 2020. A penumbral eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The total duration of the eclipse is 3 hours, 19 minutes. Keep in mind that most penumbral lunar eclipses cannot be easily distinguished from a usual Full Moon. Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica. Mark your Calendar! A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Is Coming Soon. The Moon passes through the Earth's shadow on June 5, 2020. https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/l... http://www.eclipsewise.com/lunar/LEpr... Clear Skies Everyone!