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Eclipse visible in Theni – March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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

More about the March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Theni on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in TheniDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 3:12 PM79°East47.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 5:18 PM87°East17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 23 at 6:30 PM91°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in TheniMar 23 at 6:33 PM91°East0.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Theni would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 7:23 PM93°East12.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Theni.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Theni (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Theni

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in TheniLooks like in TheniPath of the eclipse
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10 / Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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