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March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Canterbury, England, United Kingdom

Mar 25, 2024 at 5:52 am
Near max in Canterbury
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Canterbury
Begins: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 4:53 am
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:53 am -0.489 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 5:56 am
Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes
Location

March 25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Canterbury

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:53 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-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 256°
9.0°
5:53 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum in Canterbury This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Canterbury. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Canterbury 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°
0.2°
5:56 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°
-0.2°
7:12 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 282°
-12.6°
9:32 am Mon, Mar 25Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 313°
-31.6°

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 Canterbury

Eclipse Visibility From CanterburyVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28, 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
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Partial 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 Canterbury, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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