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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Kashgar: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:54 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 2:54 AM

Ends: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 4:53 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kashgar

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

12:54 AM Sep 172:54 AM Sep 174:53 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Kashgar on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in KashgarDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 12:54:42 AM142°Southeast38.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 2:54:20 AM181°South46.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 4:53:59 AM220°Southwest39.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kashgar (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kashgar

Eclipse Visibility from KashgarVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
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