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Flag for Australia March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 10:33 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Macquarie Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:44 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 10:33 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 1:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 – March 4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Macquarie Island. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:50 PM Mar 310:33 PM Mar 312:17 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Macquarie Island on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in Macquarie IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 7:44:20 PM71°East-northeast3.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:50:00 PM57°East-northeast12.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:04:27 PM41°Northeast20.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 10:33:39 PM33°North-northeast23.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 11:02:45 PM26°North-northeast25.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 12:17:10 AMNorth28.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:22:59 AM348°North-northwest28.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Macquarie Island (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Macquarie Island

Eclipse Visibility from Macquarie IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
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