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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
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
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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.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:28 am Mon, Sep 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northwest 326°
54.0°
2:27 am Mon, Sep 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northwest 307°
46.0°
3:30 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-northwest 293°
35.2°
4:11 am Mon, Sep 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 285°
27.7°
4:52 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 278°
19.8°
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°
7.5°
6:39 am Mon, Sep 8SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West 263°
-0.2°
6:55 am Mon, Sep 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 261°
-3.8°

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
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jul 7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 22, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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