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March 24, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Mar 25, 2024 at 12:12 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Costa Mesa, California
Begins: Sun, Mar 24, 2024 at 9:53 pm
Maximum: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 12:12 am -0.133 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 2:32 am
Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

March 24–25, 2024 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Costa Mesa

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:53 pm Sun, Mar 24
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 119°
34.5°
12:12 am Mon, Mar 25
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 160°
52.9°
2:32 am Mon, Mar 25
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 215°
48.2°

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 Costa Mesa

Eclipse Visibility From Costa MesaVisibility Worldwide
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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