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Friday, September 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Lusaka: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 6:54 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:53 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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September 16, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Lusaka

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:54 PM Sep 168:54 PM Sep 1610:53 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Lusaka on Friday, September 16, 2016

EventTime in LusakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 6:54:42 PM90°East13.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 8:54:20 PM80°East41.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:53:59 PM57°East-northeast67.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lusaka (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Lusaka

Eclipse Visibility From LusakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
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