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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh, India

Mar 3, 2026 at 6:16 pm
Near max in Balaghat
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:13 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:15 pm 0.468 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:53 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Balaghat

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

2:14 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 48°
3:20 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 62°
4:34 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 73°
5:03 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 76°
5:32 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East 79°
6:13 pm Tue, Mar 3RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 83°
6:15 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum in Balaghat This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Balaghat. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Balaghat 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East 83°
6:47 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 86°
7:53 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 92°

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 Balaghat, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Balaghat

Eclipse Visibility From BalaghatVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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