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Eclipse visible in Taiohae – September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Taiohae.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Sunday, September 27, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:43 PM97°East42.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:42 PM93°East28.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:43 PM91°East14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 5:17 PM89°East6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 5:41 PM88°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in TaiohaeSep 27 at 5:50 PM88°East1.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Taiohae would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:52 PM88°East2.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:53 PM85°East16.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:52 PM82°East30.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Taiohae (MART - Marquesas Time).

Other eclipses visible in Taiohae

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in TaiohaeLooks like in TaiohaePath of the eclipse
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29 / Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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May 15, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2024LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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