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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bertoua, Cameroon

Mar 25, 2024 at 6:05 am
Near max in Bertoua
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Bertoua
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 am
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:07 am -0.935 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:09 am
Duration: 16 minutes
Location

March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bertoua

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:53 am Mon, Mar 25
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 West.
Map direction West 269°
3.3°
6:07 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Bertoua This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Bertoua. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Bertoua because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
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.
Map direction West 269°
0.2°
6:09 am Mon, Mar 25SettingMoonset 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 269°
-0.2°
8:12 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 271°
-30.7°
10:32 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 275°
-64.2°

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bertoua

Eclipse Visibility From BertouaVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28, 2023 Partial 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
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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

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

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