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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Caracas: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:41 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:52 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Caracas. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:37 PM Sep 2710:17 PM Sep 2711:57 PM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Caracas on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:41 PM95°East28.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 8:37 PM98°East41.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:41 PM104°East-southeast56.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 10:17 PM110°East-southeast65.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:53 PM121°East-southeast73.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 11:57 PM187°South81.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:52 AM240°West-southwest73.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Caracas (VET – Venezuelan Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Caracas

Eclipse Visibility from CaracasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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