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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Bangui: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangui

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Bangui. 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
2:07 AM Sep 283:47 AM Sep 285:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Bangui on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in BanguiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11 AM263°West63.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:07 AM266°West50.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM269°West35.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47 AM269°West26.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:23 AM270°West17.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:27 AM272°West2.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:38 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM273°West11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bangui (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bangui

Eclipse Visibility from BanguiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
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