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Flag for Jamaica September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston, Jamaica

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kingston: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kingston. 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
8:07 PM Sep 279:47 PM Sep 2711:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Kingston on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in KingstonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11:47 PM95°East18.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:07:13 PM100°East30.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11:12 PM107°East-southeast45.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 9:47:09 PM113°East-southeast53.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:23:05 PM122°East-southeast60.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:27:05 PM151°South-southeast71.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:22:31 AM196°South-southwest73.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kingston (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kingston

Eclipse Visibility from KingstonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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