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Eclipse visible in Sendai – Sep 17, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

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 Sep 16, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Sendai on Saturday, September 17, 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 SendaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsSep 17 at 1:57 AM228°Southwest34.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 3:55 AM252°West-southwest15.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetSep 17 at 5:22 AM266°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 5:53 AM270°West6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Sendai (JST - Japan Standard Time).

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