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Eclipse visible in Upington – 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 Upington.

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 Upington 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 UpingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:13 AM312°Northwest49.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:12 AM299°West-northwest38.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:13 AM288°West-northwest26.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 4:47 AM284°West-northwest19.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:22 AM279°West12.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetSep 28 at 6:22 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:23 AM272°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:22 AM266°West13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Upington (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

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