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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:44 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Bamyan: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:41 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:44 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 9:52 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bamyan

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bamyan, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:37 AM Sep 285:44 AM Sep 285:47 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Bamyan on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in BamyanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:41 AM262°West12.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:37 AM270°West1.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BamyanSep 28 at 5:44 AM271°West0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bamyan would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:47 AM271°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:41 AM279°West10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 7:17 AM284°West-northwest17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:53 AM290°West-northwest24.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:57 AM302°West-northwest35.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:52 AM315°Northwest43.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bamyan (AFT – Afghanistan Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Bamyan.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Bamyan

Eclipse Visibility from BamyanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
Total
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
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