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Eclipse visible in Johannesburg – 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 Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Johannesburg. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Johannesburg 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.

EventTime in JohannesburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 2:43 AM293°West-northwest43.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 4:32 AM278°West20.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 4:45 AM276°West17.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 4:57 AM275°West14.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetSep 18 at 6:07 AM268°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 6:46 AM264°West9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Johannesburg (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in JohannesburgLooks like in JohannesburgPath of the eclipse
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Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Dec 31, 2028LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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