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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:01 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saint-Denis: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:01 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Denis

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Saint-Denis, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:07 AM Sep 286:01 AM Sep 286:03 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Saint-Denis on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Saint-DenisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11:47 AM282°West-northwest24.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:07:13 AM276°West12.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Saint-DenisSep 28 at 6:01:31 AM272°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 Saint-Denis 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 6:03:47 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:11:12 AM271°West1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 6:47:09 AM268°West10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:23:05 AM265°West18.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:27:05 AM259°West-southwest32.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:22:31 AM252°West-southwest44.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saint-Denis (RET – Reunion Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Denis

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-DenisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saint-Denis, or the path map image for global details.

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