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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Galapagos Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:22 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


Upcoming Eclipse: September 12, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse is not visible in Galapagos Islands. See animation and where it can be seen

September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Galapagos Islands

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Galapagos Islands. 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
7:07 PM Sep 278:47 PM Sep 2710:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Galapagos Islands on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Galapagos IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:11 PM89°East6.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:07 PM88°East19.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:11 PM88°East34.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 8:47 PM87°East43.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:23 PM86°East52.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:27 PM83°East67.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:22 PM70°East-northeast81.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Galapagos Islands (GALT – Galapagos Time).

Eclipses visible in Galapagos Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Galapagos IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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