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Flag for Argentina April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Max view in Río Grande
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Río Grande: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Río Grande

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Río Grande, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:15 AM Apr 47:54 AM Apr 47:58 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Río Grande on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Río GrandeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01:28 AM285°West-northwest15.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15:48 AM270°West5.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Río GrandeApr 4 at 7:54:43 AM262°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Río Grande would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 7:58:26 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57:58 AM250°West-southwest8.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00:17 AM249°West-southwest9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02:37 AM249°West-southwest9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44:48 AM227°Southwest21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59:02 AM208°South-southwest27.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Río Grande (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Río Grande.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Río Grande

Eclipse Visibility from Río GrandeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Río Grande, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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