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Flag for U.S.A. September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Kailua-Kona
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kailua-Kona: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

Location

September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kailua-Kona, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:16 PM Sep 276:19 PM Sep 276:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Kailua-Kona on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Kailua-KonaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:11 PM59°East-northeast53.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:07 PM69°East-northeast42.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:11 PM77°East-northeast28.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 4:47 PM81°East20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:23 PM84°East12.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 6:16 PM88°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Kailua-KonaSep 27 at 6:19 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 Kailua-Kona 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 6:27 PM89°East2.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:22 PM93°East14.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kailua-Kona (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kailua-Kona

Eclipse Visibility from Kailua-KonaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kailua-Kona, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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