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Flag for New Zealand September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Napier, New Zealand (Ahuriri)

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Monday, September 8, 2025 at 6:11 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Napier: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 3:28 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 6:11 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 8:55 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Napier

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Napier. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:27 AM Sep 86:11 AM Sep 86:28 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Napier on Monday, September 8, 2025

EventTime in NapierDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:28:20 AM292°West-northwest33.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 4:27:02 AM281°West-northwest22.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 5:30:41 AM271°West10.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 6:11:41 AM265°West2.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 8 at 6:28:41 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 8 at 6:52:46 AM259°West5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 7:56:26 AM249°West-southwest16.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 8:55:01 AM238°West-southwest26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Napier (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Napier

Eclipse Visibility from NapierVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Napier, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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