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Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Palmerston North: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 10:39 PM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 12:47 AM

Ends: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 2:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 – March 24, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Palmerston North

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

More about the March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:39 PM Mar 2312:47 AM Mar 242:54 AM Mar 24
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Local times for eclipse in Palmerston North on Thursday, March 24, 2016

EventTime in Palmerston NorthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 10:39 PM53°Northeast34.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 12:47 AM15°North-northeast48.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 2:54 AM328°North-northwest45.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Palmerston North (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Palmerston North

Eclipse Visibility from Palmerston NorthVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
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