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Flag for Maldives September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Male, Maldives

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Male: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:45 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 10:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Male

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Male, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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

StartMaxMoonset
5:11 AM Sep 285:45 AM Sep 285:51 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Male on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in MaleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11 AM270°West9.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MaleSep 28 at 5:45 AM271°West1.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Male would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:51 AM271°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:07 AM271°West2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 7:11 AM273°West19.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 7:47 AM274°West28.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:23 AM275°West36.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:27 AM278°West51.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 10:22 AM283°West-northwest64.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Male (MVT – Maldives Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Male

Eclipse Visibility from MaleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarAnnular
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Male, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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