Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Eclipse visible in Belfast – Sep 16, 2016 Penumbral 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.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.
A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Belfast on Friday, September 16, 2016
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 Belfast.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Belfast (BST - British Summer Time).
Other eclipses visible in Belfast
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 4, 2011||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 15, 2011||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 10, 2011||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 28, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 25, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 15, 2014||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Mar 20, 2015||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Sep 16, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 7, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Aug 21, 2017||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Total|
|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|
|Nov 30, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 10, 2021||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 19, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
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