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Flag for Canada September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Halifax: 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 — Halifax

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Halifax. 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 Halifax on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in HalifaxDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11:47 PM114°East-southeast22.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:07:13 PM126°Southeast31.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11:12 PM142°Southeast39.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 11:47:09 PM152°South-southeast42.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:23:05 AM164°South-southeast45.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:27:05 AM187°South46.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:22:31 AM205°South-southwest43.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Halifax (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Halifax

Eclipse Visibility from HalifaxVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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