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March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Mar 14, 2025 at 6:48 am
Near max in Dortmund
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia
Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 4:57 am
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:49 am 0.556 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:52 am
Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dortmund

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

4:57 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 252°
6:09 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 266°
6:49 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum in Dortmund This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Dortmund. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Dortmund 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 274°
6:52 am Fri, Mar 14SettingMoonset 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 274°
7:26 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West 280°
7:58 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 287°
8:31 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 293°
9:47 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 310°
11:00 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 328°

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Dortmund, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Dortmund

Eclipse Visibility From DortmundVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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