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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sydney Central Business District, New South Wales, Australia

Mar 3, 2026 at 10:33 pm
Max View in Sydney Central Business District, New South Wales
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Sydney Central Business District, New South Wales
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:44 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 10:33 pm 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 1:23 am
Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

March 3–4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sydney Central Business District

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:44 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 78°
4.1°
8:50 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-northeast 68°
16.9°
10:04 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Northeast 55°
30.4°
10:33 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northeast 49°
35.2°
11:02 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 42°
39.5°
12:17 am Wed, Mar 4
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northeast 19°
47.7°
1:23 am Wed, Mar 4
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North 355°
49.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sydney Central Business District

Eclipse Visibility From Sydney Central Business DistrictVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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