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Flag for French Polynesia March 2, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 2:03 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Mar 2, 2026 at 11:14 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 2:03 AM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 4:52 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 2, 2026 – March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Taiohae. 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
12:20 AM Mar 32:03 AM Mar 33:47 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 11:14:20 PM32°North-northeast70.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:20:00 AM339°North-northwest72.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:34:27 AM302°West-northwest61.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 2:03:39 AM295°West-northwest54.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 2:32:45 AM291°West-northwest48.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 3:47:10 AM283°West-northwest31.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:52:59 AM279°West15.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility From TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
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