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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:24 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Al-Jamiliyah: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:24 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Al-Jamiliyah

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Al-Jamiliyah. 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
4:07 AM Sep 285:24 AM Sep 285:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Al-Jamiliyah on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Al-JamiliyahDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM256°West-southwest28.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:07 AM263°West16.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11 AM270°West3.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Al-JamiliyahSep 28 at 5:24 AM271°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Al-Jamiliyah would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 28 at 5:27 AM271°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47 AM274°West4.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:23 AM278°West12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:27 AM285°West-northwest26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22 AM294°West-northwest37.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Al-Jamiliyah (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Al-Jamiliyah

Eclipse Visibility from Al-JamiliyahVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
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