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Flag for United Arab Emirates September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Max view in Abu Dhabi
Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:10 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Abu Dhabi: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:10 AM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Abu Dhabi, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:07 AM Sep 286:10 AM Sep 286:13 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 4:11 AM258°West-southwest25.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 5:07 AM264°West13.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Abu DhabiSep 28 at 6:10 AM271°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Abu Dhabi would be around this time.
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.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 6:11 AM271°West0.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 6:13 AM271°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 6:47 AM275°West8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 7:23 AM279°West15.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 8:27 AM287°West-northwest29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 9:22 AM295°West-northwest40.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Abu Dhabi

Eclipse Visibility from Abu DhabiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
Total
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Abu Dhabi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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