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Flag for American Samoa March 22, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago, American Samoa

Max view in Pago Pago
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Pago Pago: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 10:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 12:47 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 2:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Location

March 22, 2016 – March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:39 PM Mar 2212:47 AM Mar 232:54 AM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Pago Pago on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in Pago PagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 22 at 10:39 PM64°East-northeast59.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 12:47 AM343°North-northwest75.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 2:54 AM288°West-northwest52.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pago Pago (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Pago Pago

Eclipse Visibility from Pago PagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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