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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Playa El Turno, Lima, Peru

Mar 3, 2026 at 5:57 am
Max View in Playa El Turno, Lima
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Playa El Turno, Lima
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 3:44 am
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:57 am 0.933 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:08 am
Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Playa El Turno

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TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:44 am Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 287°
32.4°
4:50 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 281°
17.5°
5:57 am Tue, Mar 3
Maximum in Playa El Turno This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Playa El Turno. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Playa El Turno because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 277°
2.0°
6:04 am Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West 276°
0.6°
6:08 am Tue, Mar 3SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West 276°
-0.2°
6:33 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 275°
-6.7°
7:02 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 273°
-13.5°
8:17 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 269°
-30.8°
9:23 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 264°
-46.1°

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 Playa El Turno

Eclipse Visibility From Playa El TurnoVisibility Worldwide
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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