In the US, Canada, and Central and South America, this rare Total Lunar Eclipse of a Supermoon will begin on the evening of September 27, 2015. In Europe, South/East Asia, Africa, the Arctic, and in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans it starts after midnight on September 28, 2015.
Where to See the Eclipse
Regions seeing at least some parts of the eclipse: Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica.
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide
Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed are accurate to around 2-3 seconds.
|Event||UTC Time||United States Central Time|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Sep 28 at 12:11:47 AM||Sep 27 at 7:11:47 PM|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Sep 28 at 1:07:13 AM||Sep 27 at 8:07:13 PM|
|Full Eclipse begins||Sep 28 at 2:11:12 AM||Sep 27 at 9:11:12 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Sep 28 at 2:47:09 AM||Sep 27 at 9:47:09 PM|
|Full Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 3:23:05 AM||Sep 27 at 10:23:05 PM|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 4:27:05 AM||Sep 27 at 11:27:05 PM|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Sep 28 at 5:22:31 AM||Sep 28 at 12:22:31 AM|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions, the entire eclipse is visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.276.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 11 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 8 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 12 minutes.