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Flag for Kazakhstan March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aqtobe, Kazakhstan (Aktyubinsk)

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 7:03 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aqtobe: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 1:44 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:03 PM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:22 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aqtobe

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Aqtobe, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:00 PM Mar 37:03 PM Mar 37:22 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Aqtobe on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in AqtobeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:44 PMNorth33.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:50 PM26°North-northeast30.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:04 PM45°Northeast23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 4:33 PM52°Northeast20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:02 PM58°East-northeast17.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:17 PM73°East-northeast6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 7:00 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AqtobeMar 3 at 7:03 PM82°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 Aqtobe 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:22 PM86°East3.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Aqtobe (AQTT – Aqtobe Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aqtobe

Eclipse Visibility from AqtobeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aqtobe, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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