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Flag for U.S.A. March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Max view in Seattle
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 4:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Seattle: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 2:39 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 4:47 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 6:54 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Seattle

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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
2:39 AM Mar 234:47 AM Mar 236:54 AM Mar 23
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Local times for eclipse in Seattle on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

EventTime in SeattleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 2:39 AM208°South-southwest38.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 4:47 AM240°West-southwest23.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 23 at 6:54 AM265°West3.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Seattle (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Seattle

Eclipse Visibility from SeattleVisibility 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
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
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