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Flag for Canada March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rae-Edzo, Northwest Territories, Canada (Behchoko)

Max view in Rae-Edzo
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 5:48 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Rae-Edzo: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 3:39 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 5:48 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rae-Edzo

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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
3:39 AM Mar 235:48 AM Mar 237:46 AM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Rae-Edzo on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in Rae-EdzoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 3:39 AM211°South-southwest23.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 5:47 AM242°West-southwest12.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetMar 23 at 7:46 AM268°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 7:54 AM270°West0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rae-Edzo (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rae-Edzo

Eclipse Visibility from Rae-EdzoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rae-Edzo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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