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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Said: 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


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Said

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Port Said. 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 285:46 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Port Said on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Port SaidDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:11:47 AM238°West-southwest41.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:07:13 AM249°West-southwest31.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11:12 AM259°West18.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 4:47:09 AM264°West11.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:23:05 AM269°West4.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:46:25 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:27:05 AM277°West8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:22:31 AM285°West-northwest19.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Said (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Said

Eclipse Visibility from Port SaidVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Said, or the path map image for global details.

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