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Flag for Cabo Verde September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Praia, Cabo Verde

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 1:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Praia: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Praia

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Praia. 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
12:07 AM Sep 281:47 AM Sep 283:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Praia on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11:47 PM128°Southeast67.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:07:13 AM165°South-southeast75.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11:12 AM222°Southwest71.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 1:47:09 AM238°West-southwest65.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:23:05 AM248°West-southwest57.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:27:05 AM258°West-southwest43.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:22:31 AM263°West30.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Praia (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Eclipses visible in Praia

Eclipse Visibility from PraiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Praia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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