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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Dodoma: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dodoma

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Dodoma. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:07 AM Sep 285:47 AM Sep 286:26 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Dodoma on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in DodomaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM278°West46.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:07 AM276°West32.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:11 AM274°West17.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 5:47 AM273°West8.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:23 AM272°West0.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
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 6:26 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:27 AM270°West15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:22 AM269°West28.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Dodoma (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Dodoma

Eclipse Visibility from DodomaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
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