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Flag for Chile March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santiago, Chile

Max view in Santiago
Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 7:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Santiago: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:44 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:29 AM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 11:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santiago

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:50 AM Mar 37:29 AM Mar 37:32 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Santiago on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in SantiagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:44:20 AM294°West-northwest20.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:50:00 AM284°West-northwest7.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SantiagoMar 3 at 7:29:48 AM279°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Santiago 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 3 at 7:32:23 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:04:27 AM274°West6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 8:33:39 AM270°West12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:02:45 AM266°West18.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 10:17:10 AM254°West-southwest33.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 11:22:59 AM241°West-southwest45.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Santiago (CLT – Chile Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Santiago

Eclipse Visibility from SantiagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Apr 30SolarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Santiago, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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