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Eclipse visible in Riga – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Riga.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Riga on Monday, September 28, 2015

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 RigaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:13 AM217°Southwest27.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:12 AM231°Southwest22.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:13 AM245°West-southwest16.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47 AM253°West-southwest11.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM260°West7.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:23 AM272°West0.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 28 at 7:25 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22 AM284°West-northwest7.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Riga (EEST - Eastern European Summer Time).

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