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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Qaanaaq: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:11 PM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Qaanaaq. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
11:07 PM Sep 2712:47 AM Sep 282:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:11:47 PM117°East-southeast5.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:07:13 PM130°Southeast8.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:11:12 AM145°Southeast10.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 12:47:09 AM154°South-southeast11.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:23:05 AM163°South-southeast12.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:27:05 AM179°South13.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:22:31 AM193°South-southwest13.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility from QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
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