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Eclipse visible in Mogadishu – Sep 28, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mogadishu.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Sep 28, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mogadishu on Monday, September 28, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MogadishuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:13 AM270°West36.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:12 AM270°West22.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:13 AM271°West7.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MogadishuSep 28 at 5:43 AM271°West0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mogadishu 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 5:47 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47 AM272°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM272°West9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:23 AM273°West23.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22 AM274°West37.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Mogadishu.

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

Times are local for Mogadishu (EAT - Eastern Africa Time).

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