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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Abu Dhabi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:54 PM

Ends: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:53 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 – September 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:54 PM Sep 1610:54 PM Sep 1612:53 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:54:42 PM113°East-southeast33.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 10:54:20 PM141°Southeast55.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:53:59 AM197°South-southwest61.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Abu Dhabi

Eclipse Visibility from Abu DhabiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
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