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Flag for United Kingdom September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Edinburgh: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Edinburgh

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Edinburgh. 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
2:07 AM Sep 283:47 AM Sep 285:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Edinburgh on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in EdinburghDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:11 AM184°South34.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:07 AM200°South-southwest32.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 3:11 AM218°Southwest28.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 3:47 AM227°Southwest25.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:23 AM235°Southwest21.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:27 AM250°West-southwest14.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 6:22 AM261°West7.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Edinburgh (BST – British Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Edinburgh

Eclipse Visibility from EdinburghVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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