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Flag for U.S.A. September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Max view in Portland
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Portland: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 5:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Ends: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Portland

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Portland. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:55 PM Sep 277:47 PM Sep 279:27 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Portland on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in PortlandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:11 PM70°East-northeast18.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:07 PM80°East8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 27 at 6:55 PM89°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:11 PM91°East2.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 7:47 PM97°East8.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:23 PM104°East-southeast14.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:27 PM116°East-southeast24.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:22 PM128°Southeast32.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Portland (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Portland

Eclipse Visibility from PortlandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
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