Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > South Pole, Antarctica

Flag for Antarctica April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


South Pole: 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

Location

April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

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
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

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

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:01 PM270°West4.1°
The 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 11:15 PM270°West4.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:57 AM270°West4.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AM270°West4.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:02 AM270°West4.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM90°East4.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:59 AM90°East5.0°
The 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).

Eclipses visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility from South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarTotal
Partial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14 / Nov 15SolarPartial
Total
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 27SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 16SolarAnnular
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in South Pole, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100