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Flag for New Zealand March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke)

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Monday, March 25, 2024 at 8:12 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Wellington: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 8:12 PM

Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 10:32 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes

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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Wellington

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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 March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
7:25 PM Mar 258:12 PM Mar 2510:32 PM Mar 25
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Local times for eclipse in Wellington on Monday, March 25, 2024

EventTime in WellingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 25 at 5:53 PM106°East-southeast17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 25 at 7:25 PM91°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 25 at 8:12 PM84°East8.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 25 at 10:32 PM58°East-northeast32.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wellington (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Wellington

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

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