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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 2:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Reykjavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Reykjavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Reykjavik. 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
1:07 AM Sep 282:47 AM Sep 284:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Reykjavik on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in ReykjavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:11:47 AM163°South-southeast25.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:07:13 AM178°South26.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:11:12 AM195°South-southwest25.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 2:47:09 AM205°South-southwest24.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:23:05 AM214°Southwest22.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:27:05 AM230°Southwest18.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:22:31 AM243°West-southwest13.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Reykjavik (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Reykjavik

Eclipse Visibility from ReykjavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
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