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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Benin City: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Benin City. See animation and where it can be seen

September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Benin City

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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.

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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 Benin City on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Benin CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11 AM247°West-southwest76.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:07 AM260°West63.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM265°West47.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47 AM267°West39.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:23 AM268°West30.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:27 AM270°West15.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM272°West2.2°
The 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).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Benin City

Eclipse Visibility from Benin CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
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