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Flag for U.S.A. March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Billings, Montana, U.S.A.

Max view in Billings
Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 4:33 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Billings: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 1:44 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 4:33 AM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Billings

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:50 AM Mar 34:33 AM Mar 36:17 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Billings on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in BillingsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:44 AM212°South-southwest46.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:50 AM231°Southwest38.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:04 AM248°West-southwest27.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 4:33 AM254°West-southwest22.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:02 AM259°West17.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:17 AM272°West5.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetMar 3 at 6:49 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:22 AM284°West-northwest6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Billings (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Billings

Eclipse Visibility from BillingsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
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