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Eclipse visible in Melbourne – March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Melbourne, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Friday, March 14, 2025

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 2:59 PM142°Southeast49.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 4:11 PM122°East-southeast39.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 5:28 PM107°East-southeast25.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 5:59 PM102°East-southeast20.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 6:30 PM97°East14.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 14 at 7:40 PM87°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MelbourneMar 14 at 7:42 PM86°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Melbourne would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 7:47 PM86°East1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 8:59 PM75°East-northeast14.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Melbourne.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Melbourne (AEDT - Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Melbourne

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MelbourneLooks like in MelbournePath of the eclipse
Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 20, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2028SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2030LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 25, 2030SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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