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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Brisbane: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 9:47 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 11:54 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:39 PM Mar 239:47 PM Mar 2311:54 PM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 7:39:31 PM77°East-northeast22.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 9:47:14 PM54°Northeast48.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 11:54:53 PMNorth62.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Brisbane (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Brisbane

Eclipse Visibility from BrisbaneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
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