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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Male: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 9:54 PM

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

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

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 – September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Male

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

9:54 PM Sep 1611:54 PM Sep 161:54 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Male on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in MaleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:54:43 PM104°East-southeast57.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 11:54:21 PM166°South-southeast82.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:54:00 AM256°West-southwest61.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Male (MVT – Maldives Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Male

Eclipse Visibility From MaleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Male, or the path map image for global details.

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