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Flag for U.S.A. September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Fairbanks
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 at 8:16 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Fairbanks: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 4:41 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 8:16 PM

Ends: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 8:47 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:11 PM Sep 178:16 PM Sep 178:47 PM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Tuesday, September 17, 2024

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 4:41 PM49°Northeast21.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 6:12 PM70°East-northeast13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 6:44 PM77°East-northeast9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 7:15 PM84°East6.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 17 at 8:11 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in FairbanksSep 17 at 8:16 PM97°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Fairbanks 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 8:47 PM104°East-southeast3.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Fairbanks (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fairbanks, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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