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Flag for Sao Tome and Principe September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max view in São Tomé
Monday, September 28, 2015 at 2:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


São Tomé: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:13 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in São Tomé. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
1:12 AM Sep 282:47 AM Sep 284:23 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:13 AM273°West75.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:12 AM272°West61.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:13 AM272°West46.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 2:47 AM272°West38.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:22 AM272°West29.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:23 AM272°West14.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:22 AM272°West1.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility from São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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