Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Grahamstown, South Africa
Eclipse visible in Grahamstown – 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.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Grahamstown 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Grahamstown.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Grahamstown (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Grahamstown
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 25, 2011||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 10, 2011||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 13, 2015||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Sep 1, 2016||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Sep 16, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 11, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 26, 2017||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 7, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 10, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 14, 2020||Solar||Total||Partial|
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