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Flag for Greenland September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Thule Air Base: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Thule Air Base. 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
10:07 PM Sep 2711:47 PM Sep 271:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Thule Air Base on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Thule Air BaseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11:47 PM117°East-southeast6.4°
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 10:07:13 PM130°Southeast9.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11:12 PM146°Southeast11.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 11:47:09 PM154°South-southeast12.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:23:05 AM163°South-southeast13.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:27:05 AM179°South14.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:22:31 AM193°South-southwest14.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Thule Air Base (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility from Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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