Published: Nov. 29, 2020

Graphic of the Sun, Earth and Moon showing the difference between a full total lunar eclipse and a penumbral eclipse.Calling all Night Owls!

You’re in for a treat during the wee hours Monday morning as the Moon slips into the Earth’s outer shadow for a penumbral lunar eclipse. The Moon enters the penumbra at 12:32 a.m. MST with greatest eclipse occurring at 2:43 a.m. MST (9:43 UT). This is the 4th penumbral eclipse of 2020.

Although not as flashy as a total lunar eclipse, take a moment to appreciate the subtle beauty of spheres dancing in space. Get a chart.