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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Independence: 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 — Independence

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

EventTime in IndependenceDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11 PM91°East1.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:07 PM99°East11.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11 PM110°East-southeast23.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 9:47 PM116°East-southeast29.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:23 PM124°Southeast35.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:27 PM140°Southeast45.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:22 AM159°South-southeast50.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Independence (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Independence

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