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Flag for U.S.A. September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Citrus Heights, California, U.S.A.

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Citrus Heights: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 5:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Ended: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:22 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Citrus Heights

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Citrus Heights. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:52 PM Sep 277:47 PM Sep 279:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Citrus Heights on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Citrus HeightsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:11:47 PM73°East-northeast19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:07:13 PM82°East9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 6:52:21 PM89°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11:12 PM91°East3.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 7:47:09 PM97°East9.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:23:05 PM102°East-southeast16.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:27:05 PM114°East-southeast28.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:22:31 PM125°Southeast37.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Citrus Heights (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Citrus Heights

Eclipse Visibility from Citrus HeightsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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