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Flag for Brunei March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Pekan Tutong, Brunei (Tutong)

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:47 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Pekan Tutong: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 5:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:47 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 9:54 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Pekan Tutong

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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

6:28 PM Mar 237:47 PM Mar 239:54 PM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Pekan Tutong on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in Pekan TutongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 5:39:31 PM89°East12.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 23 at 6:28:13 PM90°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 7:47:14 PM92°East18.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 9:54:53 PM97°East49.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pekan Tutong (BNT – Brunei Darussalam Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pekan Tutong

Eclipse Visibility from Pekan TutongVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pekan Tutong, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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