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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rio Grande: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rio Grande

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Rio Grande. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
10:07 PM Sep 2711:47 PM Sep 271:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Rio Grande on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Rio GrandeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11:47 PM62°East-northeast35.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:07:13 PM49°Northeast44.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11:12 PM29°North-northeast52.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 11:47:09 PM14°North-northeast55.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:23:05 AM359°North55.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:27:05 AM333°North-northwest52.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:22:31 AM315°Northwest45.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rio Grande (BRT – Brasília Time).

Eclipses visible in Rio Grande

Eclipse Visibility from Rio GrandeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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