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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Port Said: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 6:54 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Ends: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:53 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Port Said

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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

6:54 PM Sep 168:54 PM Sep 1610:53 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Port Said on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in Port SaidDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 6:54:42 PM103°East-southeast12.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 8:54:20 PM122°East-southeast35.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:53:59 PM156°South-southeast52.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Said (EET – Eastern European Time).

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
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