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Eclipse visible in South Pole – April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from South Pole. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Sunday, April 5, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:03 PM270°West4.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:17 PM270°West4.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AM270°West4.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM90°East4.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:58 AM90°East5.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

Times are local for South Pole (NZDT - New Zealand Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in South Pole

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in South PoleLooks like in South PolePath of the eclipse
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14 / Nov 15, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 27, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 2018SolarPartialAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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