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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland

Mar 25, 2024 at 6:30 am
Near max in Montreux
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Montreux, Vaud
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 am
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:30 am -0.692 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:33 am
Duration: 40 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Montreux

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

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 261°
6:30 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Montreux This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Montreux. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Montreux 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 268°
6:33 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 286°
10:32 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 317°

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 Montreux

Eclipse Visibility From MontreuxVisibility Worldwide
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
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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