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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India

Mar 3, 2026 at 6:50 pm
Near max in Bhavnagar
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Bhavnagar
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:46 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:49 pm -0.027 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:53 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes
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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bhavnagar

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:14 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 38°
-54.6°
3:20 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 56°
-44.0°
4:34 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 69°
-29.4°
5:03 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 72°
-23.3°
5:32 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 76°
-17.0°
6:46 pm Tue, Mar 3RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 83°
-0.2°
6:47 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
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°
-0.1°
6:49 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum in Bhavnagar This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Bhavnagar. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Bhavnagar 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°
0.2°
7:53 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 89°
14.1°

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 Bhavnagar, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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 Bhavnagar

Eclipse Visibility From BhavnagarVisibility Worldwide
May 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7–8, 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, 2026 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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