September 2025 lunar eclipse
|Total lunar eclipse|
September 7, 2025
|Ecliptic north up|
The Moon will pass west to east (right to left) through the Earth's shadow.
|Saros (and member)||128 (41 of 71)|
A total lunar eclipse will take place on September 7, 2025.
It will be completely visible over much of Asia, Australia and eastern Africa, will be seen rising over the rest of Africa and Europe, and setting over eastern Asia and New Zealand.
Lunar year series
|Descending node||Ascending node|
|113||2024 Mar 25
||118||2024 Sep 18
|123||2025 Mar 14
||128||2025 Sep 07
|133||2026 Mar 03
||138||2026 Aug 28
|143||2027 Feb 20
||148||2027 Aug 17
|Last set||2023 Oct 28||Last set||2023 May 05|
|Next set||2027 Jul 18||Next set||2028 Jan 12|
Lunar saros series 128, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 11 total lunar eclipses.
The greatest eclipse of the series occurred on 1953 Jul 26, lasting 108 minutes.
|1304 Jun 18||1430 Sep 2||1845 May 21||1899 Jun 23|
|2007 Aug 28||2097 May 21||2440 May 17||2566 Aug 2|
|1917 Jul 4||1935 Jul 16||1953 Jul 26|
|1971 Aug 6||1989 Aug 17||2007 Aug 28|
|2025 Sep 7||2043 Sep 19||2061 Sep 29|
|2079 Oct 10||2097 Oct 21|
Metonic cycle (19 years)
This eclipse is the second of four Metonic cycle lunar eclipses on the same date, September 7, each separated by 19 years:
The Metonic cycle repeats nearly exactly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year. Because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will in nearly the same location relative to the background stars.
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