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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port-Gentil: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:13 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes


Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Port-Gentil. See animation and where it can be seen

September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port-Gentil. 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
2:12 AM Sep 283:47 AM Sep 285:23 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:13 AM276°West73.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:12 AM274°West59.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:13 AM273°West44.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47 AM272°West35.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:22 AM272°West27.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:23 AM272°West12.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetSep 28 at 6:18 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM272°West0.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility from Port-GentilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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