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Max view in Fairbanks
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7:38 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Fairbanks: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:38 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Fairbanks, 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
7:33 PM Sep 277:38 PM Sep 278:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:11 PM41°Northeast19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:07 PM54°Northeast15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:11 PM69°East-northeast9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 6:47 PM77°East-northeast5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:23 PM85°East0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 7:33 PM87°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in FairbanksSep 27 at 7:38 PM88°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 Fairbanks 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 PM99°East5.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:22 PM111°East-southeast10.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fairbanks (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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