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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 8:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Barrow: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 4:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 8:12 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:22 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Barrow

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Barrow, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:05 PM Sep 278:12 PM Sep 278:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Barrow on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in BarrowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:11 PM31°North-northeast16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:07 PM44°Northeast13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:11 PM59°East-northeast9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 6:47 PM68°East-northeast6.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:23 PM76°East-northeast2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 8:05 PM86°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BarrowSep 27 at 8:12 PM87°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Barrow 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:27 PM91°East1.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:22 PM103°East-southeast5.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Barrow (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Barrow

Eclipse Visibility from BarrowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Barrow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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