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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

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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

StartMaxMoonset
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 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 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 AM266°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 7:12 AM257°West-southwest8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 7:44 AM251°West-southwest13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 8:15 AM245°West-southwest17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 9:47 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
Penumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
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.

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