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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 10:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Louisville: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 8:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:47 PM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Louisville

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Louisville. 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
9:07 PM Sep 2710:47 PM Sep 2712:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Louisville on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in LouisvilleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:11:47 PM96°East8.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:07:13 PM105°East-southeast18.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:11:12 PM116°East-southeast30.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 10:47:09 PM123°East-southeast36.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:23:05 PM132°Southeast41.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:27:05 AM152°South-southeast49.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:22:31 AM173°South53.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Louisville (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Louisville

Eclipse Visibility from LouisvilleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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