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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Port-Gentil: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 5:54 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 7:54 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 9:54 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:18 PM Sep 167:54 PM Sep 169:54 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 5:54:43 PM94°East6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 16 at 6:18:51 PM94°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 7:54:21 PM93°East22.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 9:54:00 PM94°East51.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 and Transits Visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility From Port-GentilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details.

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