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Flag for Mauritius September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Louis, Mauritius

Max view in Port Louis
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 6:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Louis: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 4:41 AM

Maximum: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 6:03 AM

Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 8:47 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Louis

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.

More about the September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:41 AM Sep 186:03 AM Sep 186:05 AM Sep 18
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Local times for eclipse in Port Louis on Wednesday, September 18, 2024

EventTime in Port LouisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 4:41 AM274°West18.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port LouisSep 18 at 6:03 AM267°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 Louis 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 6:05 AM267°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 6:12 AM267°West1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 6:44 AM264°West9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 7:15 AM261°West16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 8:47 AM252°West-southwest36.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Louis (MUT – Mauritius Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Louis

Eclipse Visibility from Port LouisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarPenumbral
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Louis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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