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Flag for India March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 6:27 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New Delhi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 2:14 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:27 PM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:52 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:23 PM Mar 36:27 PM Mar 36:47 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:14:20 PM40°Northeast46.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:20:00 PM56°Northeast36.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:34:27 PM69°East-northeast22.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 5:03:39 PM73°East-northeast16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:32:45 PM77°East-northeast11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 6:23:16 PM83°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in New DelhiMar 3 at 6:27:52 PM84°East0.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in New Delhi 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 endsMar 3 at 6:47:10 PM86°East4.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:52:59 PM94°East18.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New Delhi (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in New Delhi

Eclipse Visibility From New DelhiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in New Delhi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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