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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Baku: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 10:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baku

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Baku. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:07 AM Sep 287:31 AM Sep 287:33 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Baku on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in BakuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11 AM248°West-southwest24.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:07 AM258°West-southwest15.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 7:11 AM268°West3.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BakuSep 28 at 7:31 AM271°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Baku 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 7:33 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 7:47 AM274°West1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:23 AM279°West9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:27 AM290°West-northwest20.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 10:22 AM301°West-northwest29.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Baku (AZST – Azerbaijan Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Baku

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