Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Cape Town, South Africa
Eclipse visible in Cape Town – September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Cape Town. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Wednesday, September 18, 2024
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.
Other eclipses visible in Cape Town
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Cape Town||Looks like in Cape Town||Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 10, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 14, 2020||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 4, 2021||Solar||Total||Partial|
|May 16, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 5, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 18, 2024||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 14, 2025||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Sep 7, 2025||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 17, 2026||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 28, 2026||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 6, 2027||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 12, 2028||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 2028||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 31, 2028||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 26, 2029||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2029||Lunar||Total||Total|
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