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Flag for Antarctica April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


McMurdo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:01 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in McMurdo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:15 PM Apr 41:00 AM Apr 52:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:01 PM59°East-northeast10.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:15 PM41°Northeast13.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:57 AM15°North-northeast16.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AM15°North-northeast16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:02 AM14°North-northeast16.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM348°North-northwest16.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:59 AM330°North-northwest15.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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