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Flag for Canada September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Ended: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:22 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:40 PM Sep 278:47 PM Sep 2710:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:11:47 PM53°Northeast13.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:07:13 PM66°East-northeast8.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:11:12 PM80°East2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 8:40:50 PM87°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 8:47:09 PM88°East0.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:23:05 PM96°East3.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:27:05 PM111°East-southeast9.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:22:31 PM124°East-southeast13.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aklavik (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aklavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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