Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eclipse visible in Melbourne – Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2026 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.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Tuesday, March 3, 2026
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.
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
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|May 26, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 19, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 4, 2021||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 20, 2023||Solar||Total||Partial|
|May 6, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 29, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Mar 25, 2024||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 14, 2025||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2025||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 17, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2028||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 22, 2028||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 1, 2029||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 16, 2030||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 25, 2030||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 5, 2031||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 30, 2031||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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