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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:33 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bandar-Abbas: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:41 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:33 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:52 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bandar-Abbas

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bandar-Abbas, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:37 AM Sep 285:33 AM Sep 285:35 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Bandar-Abbas on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Bandar-AbbasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:41 AM258°West-southwest23.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:37 AM265°West11.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Bandar-AbbasSep 28 at 5:33 AM271°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bandar-Abbas 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:35 AM271°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:41 AM272°West1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 6:17 AM276°West9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:53 AM280°West16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:57 AM289°West-northwest30.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:52 AM299°West-northwest40.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bandar-Abbas (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bandar-Abbas

Eclipse Visibility from Bandar-AbbasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bandar-Abbas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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