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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vadsø: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 7:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vadsø

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Vadsø. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:07 AM Sep 284:47 AM Sep 286:10 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Vadsø on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in VadsøDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:11:47 AM218°Southwest16.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:07:13 AM232°Southwest13.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11:12 AM247°West-southwest8.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 4:47:09 AM255°West-southwest6.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:23:05 AM263°West3.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 28 at 6:10:03 AM274°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:27:05 AM278°West1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:22:31 AM291°West-northwest6.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Vadsø (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vadsø

Eclipse Visibility from VadsøVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vadsø, or the path map image for global details.

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