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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Melekeok: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 1:54 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 5:53 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Melekeok

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
1:54 AM Sep 173:54 AM Sep 175:53 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Melekeok on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in MelekeokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 1:54:42 AM251°West-southwest57.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 3:54:20 AM262°West29.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 5:53:59 AM267°West0.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Melekeok (PWT – Palau Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melekeok

Eclipse Visibility From MelekeokVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Melekeok, or the path map image for global details.

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