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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 5:35 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Baker Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 4:54 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 5:35 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:53 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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

4:54 AM Sep 165:35 AM Sep 165:37 AM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 4:54:42 AM266°West9.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Baker IslandSep 16 at 5:35:07 AM266°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 Baker Island 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.
MoonsetSep 16 at 5:37:15 AM266°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 6:54:20 AM267°West19.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 8:53:59 AM266°West47.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Baker Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baker Island

Eclipse Visibility From Baker IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Baker Island, or the path map image for global details.

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