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Eclipse visible in Abu Dhabi – September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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 September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi 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 Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 4:43 AM257°West-southwest17.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Abu DhabiSep 18 at 6:06 AM267°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Abu Dhabi would be around this time.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 18 at 6:09 AM267°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 6:32 AM269°West5.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 6:45 AM271°West8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 6:57 AM272°West11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 8:46 AM285°West-northwest34.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST - Gulf Standard Time).

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