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Eclipse visible in George Town – Mar 23, 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.

More about the Mar 23, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in George Town on Wednesday, March 23, 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.

EventTime in George TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 23 at 4:42 AM261°West24.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in George TownMar 23 at 6:21 AM269°West1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in George Town would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 23 at 6:29 AM270°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 6:48 AM271°West3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 8:53 AM282°West-northwest33.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for George Town (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in George Town

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Path of the eclipse
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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