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Next eclipse visible in Benin City – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Benin City.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Benin City on Monday, September 28, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Benin CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:13 AM248°West-southwest75.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:12 AM260°West62.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:13 AM265°West47.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47 AM267°West39.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:22 AM268°West30.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:23 AM270°West16.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM272°West2.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.

Times are local for Benin City (WAT - West Africa Time).

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