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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Safed: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Safed

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Safed. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:07 AM Sep 285:47 AM Sep 286:33 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Safed on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in SafedDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM240°West-southwest38.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:07 AM251°West-southwest28.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11 AM260°West15.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47 AM266°West8.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:23 AM270°West1.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 28 at 6:33 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:27 AM279°West11.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22 AM287°West-northwest22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Safed (IDT – Israel Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Safed

Eclipse Visibility from SafedVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Safed, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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