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Eclipse visible in Detroit – Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Detroit.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

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 DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:46 AM244°West-southwest34.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:51 AM256°West-southwest23.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:06 AM269°West9.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 6:34 AM273°West5.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:01 AM278°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetMar 3 at 7:03 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:16 AM290°West-northwest13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:22 AM302°West-northwest24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Detroit (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

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Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 12, 2026SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11 / Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2028SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 2029SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 2030LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 30, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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