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Flag for South Georgia/Sandwich Is. September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

King Edward Point: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:11 PM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in King Edward Point. 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
11:07 PM Sep 2712:47 AM Sep 282:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:11:47 PM35°Northeast28.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:07:13 PM20°North-northeast32.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:11:12 AMNorth33.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 12:47:09 AM351°North33.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:23:05 AM341°North-northwest31.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:27:05 AM324°Northwest27.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:22:31 AM310°Northwest21.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

Eclipses visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility from King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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