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Flag for Pitcairn Islands March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Max view in Adamstown
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Adamstown: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:39 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 3:47 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 5:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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
1:39 AM Mar 233:47 AM Mar 235:54 AM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 1:39 AM330°North-northwest61.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 3:47 AM293°West-northwest39.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 5:54 AM276°West12.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown (PST – Pitcairn Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility from AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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