Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Stellenbosch, South Africa

Flag for South Africa September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Stellenbosch, South Africa

Max View in Stellenbosch
Sunday, September 7, 2025 at 8:11 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Stellenbosch: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 5:28 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 8:11 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 10:55 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Stellenbosch

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:27 PM Sep 78:11 PM Sep 79:56 PM Sep 7
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Stellenbosch on Sunday, September 7, 2025

EventTime in StellenboschDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 5:28:20 PM105°East-southeast11.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 6:23:53 PM98°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 6:27:02 PM97°East0.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:30:41 PM88°East12.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 8:11:41 PM82°East20.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 7 at 8:52:46 PM76°East-northeast28.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 9:56:26 PM64°East-northeast40.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 10:55:01 PM49°Northeast50.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Stellenbosch (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Stellenbosch

Eclipse Visibility From StellenboschVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Stellenbosch, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100