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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Kalgoorlie: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:54 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 2:54 AM

Ended: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 4:54 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kalgoorlie

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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

StartMaxEnd
12:54 AM Sep 172:54 AM Sep 174:54 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Kalgoorlie on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in KalgoorlieDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 12:54:43 AM326°Northwest57.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 2:54:21 AM293°West-northwest37.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 4:54:00 AM275°West13.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kalgoorlie (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kalgoorlie

Eclipse Visibility From KalgoorlieVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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