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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Altdorf, Uri, Switzerland

Mar 25, 2024 at 6:20 am
Max View in Altdorf, Uri
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Altdorf, Uri
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 am
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:20 am -0.789 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:26 am
Duration: 33 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Altdorf

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Altdorf. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (CET) for Altdorf. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.2 seconds.

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 262°
6:20 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Altdorf This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Altdorf. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Altdorf 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 267°
6:26 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 287°
10:32 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 319°

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 Altdorf

Eclipse Visibility From AltdorfVisibility Worldwide
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Altdorf, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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