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Eclipse visible in San Francisco – March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in San Francisco.

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

More about the March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in San Francisco 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 San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:46 AM195°South-southwest58.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:51 AM221°Southwest51.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:06 AM241°West-southwest40.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:34 AM247°West-southwest35.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:01 AM252°West-southwest30.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:16 AM265°West15.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:22 AM274°West3.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.

Times are local for San Francisco (PST - Pacific Standard Time).

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Mar 24 / Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2028LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 25, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20, 2029LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2031LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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