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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Hilo – Sep 27, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

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

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the Sep 28, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Hilo on Sunday, September 27, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in HiloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:13 PM61°East-northeast52.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:12 PM71°East-northeast40.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:13 PM78°East-northeast27.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 4:47 PM81°East19.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:22 PM84°East12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 6:13 PM88°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in HiloSep 27 at 6:15 PM88°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hilo would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:23 PM89°East2.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:22 PM94°East15.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Hilo (HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Hilo

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Hilo
Looks like in
Hilo
Path of the eclipse
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7 / Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3 / Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 8, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29 / Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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