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Flag for Congo Dem. Rep. September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi, Congo Dem. Rep. (Bakwanga)

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Mbuji-Mayi: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 7:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mbuji-Mayi. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:07 AM Sep 284:47 AM Sep 286:17 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Mbuji-Mayi on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Mbuji-MayiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:11:47 AM282°West-northwest58.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:07:13 AM278°West45.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11:12 AM275°West29.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 4:47:09 AM274°West21.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:23:05 AM273°West12.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetSep 28 at 6:17:44 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:27:05 AM272°West1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:22:31 AM270°West16.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mbuji-Mayi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mbuji-Mayi

Eclipse Visibility From Mbuji-MayiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016May 9MercuryTransit
Transit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mbuji-Mayi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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