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Flag for French Southern Territories September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

Max view in Port-aux-Francais
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 6:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port-aux-Francais: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 5:41 AM

Maximum: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 6:20 AM

Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 9:47 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

5:41 AM Sep 186:20 AM Sep 186:23 AM Sep 18
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Wednesday, September 18, 2024

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 5:41:03 AM274°West6.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port-aux-FrancaisSep 18 at 6:20:27 AM266°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 Port-aux-Francais 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.
MoonsetSep 18 at 6:23:35 AM266°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 7:12:50 AM257°West-southwest8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 7:44:12 AM251°West-southwest13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 8:15:35 AM245°West-southwest17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 9:47:21 AM225°Southwest30.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Port-aux-Francais.

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

Eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100