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September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Houston, TX, USA

Sep 17, 2024 at 9:44 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Houston
Begins: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 7:41 pm
Maximum: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 9:44 pm 0.085 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Sep 17, 2024 at 11:47 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes
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September 17, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Houston

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:41 pm Tue, Sep 17
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 East.
Map direction East 96°
3.6°
9:12 pm Tue, Sep 17
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 107°
22.5°
9:44 pm Tue, Sep 17
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 112°
28.8°
10:15 pm Tue, Sep 17
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 118°
34.9°
11:47 pm Tue, Sep 17
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southeast 140°
50.4°

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 Houston. 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 Houston

Eclipse Visibility From HoustonVisibility Worldwide
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 24–25, 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
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total 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 Houston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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