The 2015 Lunar Eclipse of September 27/28

There will be a total lunar eclipse on Sunday evening, September 27.

Event UTC Time Time in Winnipeg* Visible in Winnipeg
Penumbral Eclipse begins Sep 28 at 12:11 AM Sep 27 at 7:11 PM No, below horizon
Partial Eclipse begins Sep 28 at 1:07 AM Sep 27 at 8:07 PM Yes
Full Eclipse begins Sep 28 at 2:11 AM Sep 27 at 9:11 PM Yes
Maximum Eclipse Sep 28 at 2:47 AM Sep 27 at 9:47 PM Yes
Full Eclipse ends Sep 28 at 3:23 AM Sep 27 at 10:23 PM Yes
Partial Eclipse ends Sep 28 at 4:27 AM Sep 27 at 11:27 PM Yes
Penumbral Eclipse ends Sep 28 at 5:22 AM Sep 28 at 12:22 AM Yes

table fromĀ http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2015-september-28

Observing Opportunities:

RASC Winnipeg Centre will have telescopes set up in Assiniboine Park for observing the event (seeĀ http://winnipeg.rasc.ca for details.)

 

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