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Flag for U.S.A. March 13, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Max view in Chicago
Friday, March 14, 2025 at 1:58 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Chicago: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Mar 13, 2025 at 10:57 PM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 1:58 AM

Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 5:00 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes

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March 13, 2025 – March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Chicago. 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
12:09 AM Mar 141:58 AM Mar 143:47 AM Mar 14
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Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Friday, March 14, 2025

EventTime in ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 10:57 PM137°Southeast42.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 12:09 AM161°South-southeast49.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 1:25 AM190°South49.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 1:58 AM202°South-southwest48.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 2:31 AM213°South-southwest45.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 3:47 AM234°Southwest35.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 5:00 AM249°West-southwest23.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chicago (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Chicago

Eclipse Visibility from ChicagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
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