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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Osaka, Japan

Mar 25, 2024 at 6:17 pm
Near max in Osaka
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Osaka
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:13 pm
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:16 pm -0.910 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:32 pm
Duration: 18 minutes
Location

March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Osaka

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:53 pm Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northeast 43°
-47.8°
4:12 pm Mon, Mar 25Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 74°
-24.4°
6:13 pm Mon, Mar 25RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 92°
-0.2°
6:16 pm Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Osaka This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Osaka. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Osaka 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 92°
0.2°
6:32 pm Mon, Mar 25
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 94°
3.1°

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 Osaka

Eclipse Visibility From OsakaVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 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
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral 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 Osaka, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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