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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:07 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Pictou County: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 6:39 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:07 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 10:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Pictou County

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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.

More about the March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:39 AM Mar 237:07 AM Mar 237:13 AM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Pictou County on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in Pictou CountyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 6:39:31 AM264°West5.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Pictou CountyMar 23 at 7:07:13 AM268°West0.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Pictou County would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 23 at 7:13:43 AM270°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 8:47:14 AM286°West-northwest16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 10:54:53 AM313°Northwest35.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pictou County (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pictou County

Eclipse Visibility from Pictou CountyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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