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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 1:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Santa Maria: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santa Maria

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Santa Maria. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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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 Santa Maria on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Santa MariaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11 PM132°Southeast67.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:07 AM169°South74.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11 AM220°Southwest70.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 1:47 AM236°Southwest63.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:23 AM246°West-southwest56.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:27 AM256°West-southwest42.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:22 AM262°West29.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Santa Maria (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Eclipses visible in Santa Maria

Eclipse Visibility from Santa MariaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
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