11 Jan, 1982 BC
max: 12:07 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.19; Saros 12)

At maximum eclipse, a small bite out of the Moon should have been visible. The eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 34 minutes, with just 19% of the Moon in shadow at maximum.


21 Jan, 1964 BC
max: 20:41 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.24; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 24% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 42 minutes.


2 Feb, 1946 BC
max: 05:06 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.29; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 29% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 53 minutes.


12 Feb, 1928 BC
max: 13:24 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.36; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 36% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 2 hours and 3 minutes.


23 Feb, 1910 BC
max: 21:33 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.43; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 43% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 2 hours and 15 minutes.


6 Mar, 1892 BC
max: 05:34 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.52; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 52% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 2 hours and 26 minutes.


17 Mar, 1874 BC
max: 13:27 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.62; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 2 hours and 37 minutes, with 62% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


27 Mar, 1856 BC
max: 21:13 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.73; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 2 hours and 48 minutes, with 73% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


8 Apr, 1838 BC
max: 04:55 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.85; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 2 hours and 57 minutes, with 85% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


18 Apr, 1820 BC
max: 12:30 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 12)

The Moon was almost covered by the Earth's shadow in a very deep partial eclipse, which lasted 3 hours and 6 minutes. With 98% of the Moon in shadow at maximum eclipse, this was quite a memorable event.


29 Apr, 1802 BC
max: 20:03 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.11; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 48 minutes and 12 seconds. The Moon was 11% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 13 minutes in total.


10 May, 1784 BC
max: 03:32 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.25; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 9 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 25% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 20 minutes in total.


21 May, 1766 BC
max: 11:00 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.38; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 22 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 38% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


31 May, 1748 BC
max: 18:28 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.52; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 31 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 52% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 29 minutes in total.


12 Jun, 1730 BC
max: 01:58 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.65; Saros 12)

A dramatic total eclipse lasting 1 hour and 36 minutes plunged the full Moon into deep darkness, as it passed right through the centre of the Earth's umbral shadow. While the visual effect of a total eclipse is variable, the Moon may have been stained a deep orange or red colour at maximum eclipse. This was a great spectacle for everyone who saw it. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 32 minutes in total.


22 Jun, 1712 BC
max: 09:29 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.78; Saros 12)

A dramatic total eclipse lasting 1 hour and 39 minutes plunged the full Moon into deep darkness, as it passed right through the centre of the Earth's umbral shadow. While the visual effect of a total eclipse is variable, the Moon may have been stained a deep orange or red colour at maximum eclipse. This was a great spectacle for everyone who saw it. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 33 minutes in total.


3 Jul, 1694 BC
max: 17:04 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.86; Saros 12)

A dramatic total eclipse lasting 1 hour and 40 minutes plunged the full Moon into deep darkness, as it passed right through the centre of the Earth's umbral shadow. While the visual effect of a total eclipse is variable, the Moon may have been stained a deep orange or red colour at maximum eclipse. This was a great spectacle for everyone who saw it. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 34 minutes in total.


14 Jul, 1676 BC
max: 00:44 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.74; Saros 12)

A dramatic total eclipse lasting 1 hour and 39 minutes plunged the full Moon into deep darkness, as it passed right through the centre of the Earth's umbral shadow. While the visual effect of a total eclipse is variable, the Moon may have been stained a deep orange or red colour at maximum eclipse. This was a great spectacle for everyone who saw it. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 34 minutes in total.


25 Jul, 1658 BC
max: 08:30 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.64; Saros 12)

A dramatic total eclipse lasting 1 hour and 36 minutes plunged the full Moon into deep darkness, as it passed right through the centre of the Earth's umbral shadow. While the visual effect of a total eclipse is variable, the Moon may have been stained a deep orange or red colour at maximum eclipse. This was a great spectacle for everyone who saw it. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 33 minutes in total.


4 Aug, 1640 BC
max: 16:22 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.54; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 33 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 54% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 31 minutes in total.


16 Aug, 1622 BC
max: 00:20 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.45; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 28 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 45% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 30 minutes in total.


26 Aug, 1604 BC
max: 08:27 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.38; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 23 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 38% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 28 minutes in total.


6 Sep, 1586 BC
max: 16:41 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.32; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 18 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 32% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 27 minutes in total.


17 Sep, 1568 BC
max: 01:02 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.28; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 13 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 28% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


28 Sep, 1550 BC
max: 09:30 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.24; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 9 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 24% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


8 Oct, 1532 BC
max: 18:05 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.22; Saros 12)

The Moon was plunged into darkness for 1 hour and 6 minutes, in a deep total eclipse which saw the Moon 22% of its diameter inside the Earth's umbral shadow. The visual effect of this depends on the state of the Earth's atmosphere, but the Moon may have been stained a deep red colour. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


20 Oct, 1514 BC
max: 02:45 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.20; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 4 minutes. The Moon was 20% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


30 Oct, 1496 BC
max: 11:28 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.19; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 3 minutes. The Moon was 19% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


10 Nov, 1478 BC
max: 20:13 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.18; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 3 minutes. The Moon was 18% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


21 Nov, 1460 BC
max: 04:59 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.18; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 3 minutes. The Moon was 18% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


2 Dec, 1442 BC
max: 13:43 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.18; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 2 minutes. The Moon was 18% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


12 Dec, 1424 BC
max: 22:24 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.17; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 1 hour and 1 minute. The Moon was 17% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


24 Dec, 1406 BC
max: 06:59 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.16; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 59 minutes and 30 seconds. The Moon was 16% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


3 Jan, 1387 BC
max: 15:30 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.14; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 56 minutes and 24 seconds. The Moon was 14% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 25 minutes in total.


14 Jan, 1369 BC
max: 23:50 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.11; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 50 minutes and 24 seconds. The Moon was 11% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 24 minutes in total.


25 Jan, 1351 BC
max: 08:03 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 12)

A shallow total eclipse saw the Moon in relative darkness for 40 minutes and 42 seconds. The Moon was 7% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, and should have been significantly darkened. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 22 minutes in total.


5 Feb, 1333 BC
max: 16:04 UT
Total Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.01; Saros 12)

The Moon barely edged into total eclipse for just 18 minutes and 12 seconds. With the Moon just 1% of its diameter into the Earth's umbral shadow, the Moon may have been quite bright, but even so, this should have been worth seeing. The partial eclipse lasted for 3 hours and 20 minutes in total.


15 Feb, 1315 BC
max: 23:57 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.95; Saros 12)

The Moon was almost covered by the Earth's shadow in a very deep partial eclipse, which lasted 3 hours and 16 minutes. With 95% of the Moon in shadow at maximum eclipse, this was quite a memorable event.


27 Feb, 1297 BC
max: 07:38 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.86; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 3 hours and 10 minutes, with 86% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


9 Mar, 1279 BC
max: 15:10 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.77; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 3 hours and 3 minutes, with 77% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


19 Mar, 1261 BC
max: 22:30 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.65; Saros 12)

The Moon was strikingly shadowed in this deep partial eclipse which lasted 2 hours and 53 minutes, with 65% of the Moon in darkness at maximum.


31 Mar, 1243 BC
max: 05:42 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.53; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 53% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 2 hours and 40 minutes.


10 Apr, 1225 BC
max: 12:45 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.40; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 40% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 2 hours and 21 minutes.


21 Apr, 1207 BC
max: 19:41 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.25; Saros 12)

The Earth's shadow on the moon was clearly visible in this eclipse, with 25% of the Moon in shadow; the partial eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 56 minutes.


2 May, 1189 BC
max: 02:31 UT
Partial Lunar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.10; Saros 12)

At maximum eclipse, a small bite out of the Moon should have been visible. The eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 16 minutes, with just 10% of the Moon in shadow at maximum.


13 May, 1171 BC
max: 09:15 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.98; Saros 12)

At maximum eclipse, 98% of the Moon's disc was partially shaded by the Earth, which caused a slight shadow gradient across its disc; this subtle effect may have been visible to careful observers. No part of the Moon was in complete shadow. The eclipse lasted 4 hours and 31 minutes overall.


23 May, 1153 BC
max: 15:57 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.83; Saros 12)

This subtle penumbral eclipse eclipse may have been visible to a skilled observer at maximum eclipse. 83% of the Moon's disc was partially shaded by the Earth (none of it was in total shadow), which caused a gentle shadow gradient across its disc at maximum; the eclipse as a whole lasted 4 hours and 14 minutes.


3 Jun, 1135 BC
max: 22:36 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.67; Saros 12)

This subtle penumbral eclipse eclipse may have been visible to a skilled observer at maximum eclipse. 67% of the Moon's disc was partially shaded by the Earth (none of it was in total shadow), which caused a gentle shadow gradient across its disc at maximum; the eclipse as a whole lasted 3 hours and 53 minutes.


14 Jun, 1117 BC
max: 05:15 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.52; Saros 12)

This very subtle penumbral eclipse eclipse was essentially invisible to the naked eye; though it lasted 3 hours and 29 minutes, just 52% of the Moon's disc was in partial shadow (with no part of it in complete shadow).


25 Jun, 1099 BC
max: 11:56 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.37; Saros 12)

This very subtle penumbral eclipse eclipse was essentially invisible to the naked eye; though it lasted 2 hours and 59 minutes, just 37% of the Moon's disc was in partial shadow (with no part of it in complete shadow).


5 Jul, 1081 BC
max: 18:39 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.23; Saros 12)

This very subtle penumbral eclipse eclipse was essentially invisible to the naked eye; though it lasted 2 hours and 23 minutes, just 23% of the Moon's disc was in partial shadow (with no part of it in complete shadow).


17 Jul, 1063 BC
max: 01:28 UT
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
(penum. mag. 0.10; Saros 12)

In this extremely marginal eclipse, the Moon barely clipped the edge of the Earth's penumbral shadow. This caused a microscopic darkening of just 10% of the Moon's disc for 1 hour and 34 minutes, which was essentially impossible to see.

