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Flag for Japan March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Hamamatsu, Japan

Max view in Hamamatsu
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:47 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Hamamatsu: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 6:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 8:47 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 10:54 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Hamamatsu

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:39 PM Mar 238:47 PM Mar 2310:54 PM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Hamamatsu on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in HamamatsuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 6:39 PM97°East9.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 8:47 PM118°East-southeast33.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 10:54 PM153°South-southeast51.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hamamatsu (JST – Japan Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Hamamatsu

Eclipse Visibility from HamamatsuVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarAnnular
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hamamatsu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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