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March 2, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bethel, AK, USA

Mar 3, 2026 at 2:33 am
Max View in Bethel, Alaska
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Bethel, Alaska
Begins: Mon, Mar 2, 2026 at 11:44 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 2:33 am 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:23 am
Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 2–3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bethel

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

11:44 pm Mon, Mar 2
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 141°
12:50 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 160°
2:04 am Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South 182°
2:33 am Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 190°
3:02 am Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 199°
4:17 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 219°
5:23 am Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 236°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Bethel. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bethel

Eclipse Visibility From BethelVisibility Worldwide
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 2–3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Aug 27, 2026 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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