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Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 6:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 4:54 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 6:54 AM

Ends: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 8:53 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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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.

More about the September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
4:54 AM Sep 176:54 AM Sep 177:01 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on Saturday, September 17, 2016

EventTime in Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 4:54:42 AM238°West-southwest16.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 6:54:20 AM263°West0.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 17 at 7:01:25 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 8:53:59 AM286°West-northwest16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (PETT – Kamchatka Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Eclipse Visibility From Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
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