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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Osterode am Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Mar 25, 2024 at 6:15 am
Near max in Osterode am Harz
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Osterode am Harz, Lower Saxony
Began: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 am
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:16 am -0.839 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:19 am
Duration: 26 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Osterode am Harz

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Osterode am Harz. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CET) for Osterode am Harz.

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 263°
6:16 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Osterode am Harz This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Osterode am Harz. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Osterode am Harz 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 268°
6:19 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 268°
8:12 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 290°
10:32 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 323°

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 did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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 Osterode am Harz

Eclipse Visibility From Osterode am HarzVisibility 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

Note: Click on the date link for details in Osterode am Harz, or the path map image for global details.

Next total solar eclipse visible in Osterode am Harz

Next annular eclipse visible in Osterode am Harz

Other eclipses visible in Osterode am Harz

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