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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (Saigon)

Mar 3, 2026 at 6:33 pm
Max View in Ho Chi Minh
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Ho Chi Minh
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:58 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:33 pm 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 9:23 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 24 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ho Chi Minh

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:44 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 74°
-32.0°
4:50 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 79°
-16.9°
5:58 pm Tue, Mar 3RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East 83°
-0.2°
6:04 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East 83°
0.9°
6:33 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 85°
7.5°
7:02 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 86°
14.4°
8:17 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 89°
32.1°
9:23 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 93°
47.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ho Chi Minh

Eclipse Visibility From Ho Chi MinhVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Ho Chi Minh, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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