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Flag for United Arab Emirates September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Max view in Abu Dhabi
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

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

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

More about the September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
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 PM113°East-southeast33.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 10:54 PM141°Southeast55.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:53 AM197°South-southwest61.2°
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
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
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