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Flag for French Polynesia September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Gambier Islands
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 at 5:56 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Gambier Islands: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 3:41 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 5:56 PM

Ends: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 7:47 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Gambier Islands. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:53 PM Sep 175:56 PM Sep 176:15 PM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Tuesday, September 17, 2024

EventTime in Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 3:41:03 PM107°East-southeast29.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 5:12:50 PM97°East9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 5:44:12 PM94°East1.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 17 at 5:53:49 PM93°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Gambier IslandsSep 17 at 5:56:09 PM92°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Gambier Islands 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 endsSep 17 at 6:15:35 PM90°East4.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 7:47:21 PM81°East24.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Gambier Islands (GAMT – Gambier Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Gambier IslandsVisibility 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 17LunarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 21SolarPartial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Gambier Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100