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March 13, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Helena, MT, USA

Mar 14, 2025 at 12:58 am
Max View in Helena, Montana
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Helena, Montana
Begins: Thu, Mar 13, 2025 at 9:57 pm
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 12:58 am 1.178 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 4:00 am
Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

March 13–14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Helena

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:57 pm Thu, Mar 13
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 115°
25.8°
11:09 pm Thu, Mar 13
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 132°
35.6°
12:26 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southeast 155°
42.9°
12:58 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 166°
44.6°
1:31 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 177°
45.3°
2:47 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 203°
42.7°
4:00 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 224°
35.6°

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 Helena. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Helena

Eclipse Visibility From HelenaVisibility 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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