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Flag for U.S.A. March 24, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Unalaska, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 11:12 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Unalaska: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Mar 24, 2024 at 8:53 PM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 24, 2024 at 11:12 PM

Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 1:32 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


March 24, 2024 – March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Unalaska

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:17 PM Mar 2411:12 PM Mar 241:32 AM Mar 25
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Local times for eclipse in Unalaska on Sunday, March 24, 2024

EventTime in UnalaskaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 24 at 8:53:13 PM87°East2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 24 at 9:17:08 PM92°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 11:12:46 PM115°East-southeast15.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 25 at 1:32:21 AM149°South-southeast29.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Unalaska (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Unalaska

Eclipse Visibility from UnalaskaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
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