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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 and Transits 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
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
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