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Flag for Antarctica September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

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Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 2:44 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


South Pole: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 12:41 PM

Maximum: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 2:44 PM

Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 4:47 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes

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September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from South Pole. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:12 PM Sep 182:44 PM Sep 183:15 PM Sep 18
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Wednesday, September 18, 2024

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 12:41 PM270°West2.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 2:12 PM270°West2.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 2:44 PM270°West1.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 3:15 PM270°West1.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 4:47 PM270°West1.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for South Pole (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility from South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 15 / Dec 16SolarPartial
Total
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Dec 4SolarTotal
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 15SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2024Oct 3SolarAnnular
Annular
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 22SolarAnnular
Partial
2026Feb 17 / Feb 18SolarAnnular
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 7SolarAnnular
Annular
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 6SolarPartial
Partial
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