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September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Sep 8, 2025 at 4:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Melbourne, Victoria
Begins: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 1:28 am
Maximum: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 4:11 am 1.362 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 6:39 am
Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Melbourne. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (AEST) for Melbourne.

1:28 am Mon, Sep 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northwest 326°
2:27 am Mon, Sep 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northwest 307°
3:30 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-northwest 293°
4:11 am Mon, Sep 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 285°
4:52 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 278°
5:56 am Mon, Sep 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 269°
6:39 am Mon, Sep 8SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West 263°
6:55 am Mon, Sep 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 261°

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Melbourne. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility From MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Melbourne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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