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Flag for Chile September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

Max view in Easter Island
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Easter Island: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

Location

September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Easter Island. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:08 PM Sep 279:47 PM Sep 2711:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11 PM95°East12.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:07 PM89°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 8:08 PM88°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11 PM81°East12.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 9:47 PM77°East-northeast20.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:23 PM72°East-northeast27.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:27 PM60°East-northeast40.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:22 AM47°Northeast49.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Easter Island (EAST – Easter Island Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility from Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarTotal
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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