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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Zwolle: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 6:54 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Ends: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:53 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Zwolle

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

7:50 PM Sep 168:54 PM Sep 1610:53 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Zwolle on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in ZwolleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 6:54:42 PM86°East8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 16 at 7:50:09 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 8:54:20 PM109°East-southeast8.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:53:59 PM134°Southeast24.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Zwolle (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Zwolle

Eclipse Visibility from ZwolleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Zwolle, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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