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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Luang Prabang: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:54 PM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 1:54 AM

Ended: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 3:53 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 – September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Luang Prabang

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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

11:54 PM Sep 161:54 AM Sep 173:53 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Luang Prabang on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in Luang PrabangDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:54:42 PM175°South66.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 1:54:20 AM232°Southwest54.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 3:53:59 AM254°West-southwest30.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Luang Prabang (ICT – Indochina Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Luang Prabang

Eclipse Visibility From Luang PrabangVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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