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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Abuja: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abuja

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Abuja. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:07 AM Sep 283:47 AM Sep 285:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Abuja on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in AbujaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11:47 AM241°West-southwest73.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:07:13 AM255°West-southwest61.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11:12 AM262°West46.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47:09 AM265°West37.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:23:05 AM267°West28.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:27:05 AM270°West13.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22:31 AM272°West0.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Abuja (WAT – West Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Abuja

Eclipse Visibility from AbujaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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