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September 2016 lunar eclipse

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
September 16, 2016
Partial lunar eclipse 2016.09.16.jpg
From Rabka-Zdrój, Poland, 19:09 UTC
Lunar eclipse chart close-2016Sep16.png
The moon perceptibly dimmed as the moon passed through the Earth's southern penumbral shadow
Series (and member) 147 (9 of 71)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Penumbral 3:59:17
P1 16:54:40 UTC
Greatest 18:54:17
P4 20:53:57

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 2016, the last of three lunar eclipses in 2016.



It was visible from Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

View from moon at greatest eclipse
Visibility map


Related eclipsesEdit

This eclipse is the one of four lunar eclipses in a short-lived series at the descending node of the moon's orbit.

The lunar year series repeats after 12 lunations or 354 days (Shifting back about 10 days in sequential years). Because of the date shift, the Earth's shadow will be about 11 degrees west in sequential events.

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