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Flag for Australia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:30 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 1:29 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adelaide. 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
8:45 PM Apr 410:30 PM Apr 412:14 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:31:28 PM91°East5.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:45:48 PM81°East20.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:27:58 PM63°East-northeast40.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 10:30:17 PM63°East-northeast40.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:32:37 PM62°East-northeast40.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:14:48 AM32°North-northeast56.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:29:02 AM358°North60.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACDT – Australian Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility From AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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