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Eclipse visible in San Francisco – September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from San Francisco. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Tuesday, September 17, 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 San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 5:43 PM81°East18.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 17 at 7:14 PM94°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 7:32 PM96°East3.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 7:45 PM98°East5.5° 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 East.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 7:57 PM100°East7.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 9:46 PM118°East-southeast27.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for San Francisco (PDT - Pacific Daylight Time).

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