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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Birmingham: 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

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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Birmingham. 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 Birmingham on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in BirminghamDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11 PM95°East7.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:07 PM102°East-southeast18.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11 PM112°East-southeast31.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 9:47 PM119°East-southeast37.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:23 PM127°Southeast44.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:27 PM147°South-southeast53.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:22 AM169°South57.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Birmingham (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Birmingham

Eclipse Visibility from BirminghamVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
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