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Flag for Greenland September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Qaanaaq: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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

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This total lunar eclipse is 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 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 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 AM145°Southeast10.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 12:47 AM154°South-southeast11.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:23 AM163°South-southeast12.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:27 AM179°South13.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:22 AM192°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
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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