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September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Alexandria, VA, USA

Sep 17, 2024 at 10:44 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Alexandria, Virginia
Begins: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 8:41 pm
Maximum: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 10:44 pm 0.085 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 12:47 am
Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

September 17–18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Alexandria

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:41 pm Tue, Sep 17
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 109°
16.4°
10:12 pm Tue, Sep 17
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 126°
32.1°
10:44 pm Tue, Sep 17
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 133°
36.8°
11:15 pm Tue, Sep 17
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 141°
40.9°
12:47 am Wed, Sep 18
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South 171°
48.3°

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 partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Alexandria. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Alexandria

Eclipse Visibility From AlexandriaVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse

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