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TLE on April 15th

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Paul A Brierley's picture
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TLE on April 15th

I suspect that I know the answer allreay. But. Will next weeks Total Lunar Eclipse, be visible from England?

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No lunar eclipse from Uk

Paul,

Unfortunately not. According to the Handbook, page 10, the penumbral phase starts at 04:53 just as the moon is setting so I suppose it is possible that observers with a very clear western horizon might see some effects but it will be a difficult observation. The next TLE is October 8th (Handbook page 12) and we don't get to see any of that either!

Nick.

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Next one from the UK

The next one visible from the UK seems to be 28th September next year.

http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/LEplot/LEplot2001/LE2015Sep28T.pdf

Presumably it will be cloudy that night.

David.