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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rotorua, New Zealand (Te Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe)

Mar 25, 2024 at 8:12 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Rotorua
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 7:18 pm
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 8:12 pm -0.133 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 10:32 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 14 minutes
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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rotorua

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:53 pm Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 104°
-17.2°
7:18 pm Mon, Mar 25RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East 91°
-0.2°
8:12 pm Mon, Mar 25
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 83°
9.8°
10:32 pm Mon, Mar 25
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 58°
35.4°

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 Rotorua

Eclipse Visibility From RotoruaVisibility Worldwide
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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