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Flag for Mauritius September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Louis, Mauritius

Max view in Port Louis
Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:50 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Louis: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:50 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Louis

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:07 AM Sep 285:50 AM Sep 285:54 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Port Louis on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Port LouisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11 AM280°West22.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:07 AM275°West10.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port LouisSep 28 at 5:50 AM272°West0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Louis would be around this time.
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 5:54 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:11 AM270°West3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 6:47 AM267°West12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:23 AM264°West20.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:27 AM258°West-southwest34.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:22 AM251°West-southwest46.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Louis (MUT – Mauritius Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Louis

Eclipse Visibility from Port LouisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Louis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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