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Flag for U.S.A. September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

Max view in Austin
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Austin: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

Location

September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Austin

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Austin. 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
8:07 PM Sep 279:47 PM Sep 2711:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Austin on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in AustinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11 PM89°East0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 7:15 PM89°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:07 PM95°East10.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11 PM104°East-southeast23.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 9:47 PM109°East-southeast31.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:23 PM115°East-southeast38.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:27 PM130°Southeast49.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:22 AM149°South-southeast57.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Austin (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Austin

Eclipse Visibility from AustinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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