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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saint-Petersburg: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Saint-Petersburg. 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 285:47 AM Sep 287:01 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Saint-Petersburg on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Saint-PetersburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11:47 AM221°Southwest23.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:07:13 AM235°Southwest18.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11:12 AM249°West-southwest12.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47:09 AM257°West-southwest8.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:23:05 AM265°West4.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 28 at 7:01:31 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:27:05 AM278°West2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22:31 AM290°West-northwest9.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saint-Petersburg (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Petersburg

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-PetersburgVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
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