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Eclipse visible in Melbourne – Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Melbourne.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Monday, September 8, 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 beginsSep 8 at 1:30 AM325°Northwest53.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsSep 8 at 2:29 AM307°Northwest45.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:32 AM293°West-northwest34.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 4:12 AM285°West-northwest27.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 4:52 AM279°West19.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 5:54 AM270°West7.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 8 at 6:36 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 6:54 AM261°West2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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 (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Melbourne

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Melbourne
Looks like in
Melbourne
Path 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
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