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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Mar 3, 2026 at 4:33 am
Max View in Fort McMurray, Alberta
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Fort McMurray, Alberta
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 1:44 am
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 4:33 am 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:15 am
Duration: 5 hours, 31 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort McMurray

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:44 am Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 203°
37.7°
2:50 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 221°
32.6°
4:04 am Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 240°
24.6°
4:33 am Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 246°
21.0°
5:02 am Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 253°
17.2°
6:17 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 268°
7.2°
7:15 am Tue, Mar 3SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West 280°
-0.2°
7:23 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 281°
-1.0°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.


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