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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 4:24 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Darwin: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 2:24 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 4:24 AM

Ends: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 6:23 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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Upcoming Eclipse: May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit is not visible in Darwin. See animation and where it can be seen

September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Darwin

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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.

More about the September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
2:24 AM Sep 174:24 AM Sep 176:23 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Darwin on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in DarwinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 2:24:42 AM286°West-northwest61.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 4:24:20 AM275°West33.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 6:23:59 AM268°West5.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Darwin (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Darwin

Eclipse Visibility From DarwinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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