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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Boulder: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Boulder

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Boulder. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:07 PM Sep 278:47 PM Sep 2710:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Boulder on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in BoulderDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:11 PM84°East7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 6:46 PM89°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:07 PM92°East3.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:11 PM102°East-southeast15.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 8:47 PM108°East-southeast21.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:23 PM115°East-southeast28.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:27 PM129°Southeast38.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:22 PM144°Southeast45.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Boulder (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Boulder

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