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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Alice Springs: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:30 PM

Ends: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 12:29 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Alice Springs. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Alice Springs.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:45 PM Apr 49:30 PM Apr 411:14 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Alice Springs on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Alice SpringsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:31 PM94°East1.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:45 PM87°East17.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:27 PM76°East-northeast40.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:30 PM75°East-northeast40.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:32 PM75°East-northeast41.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:14 PM52°Northeast62.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:29 AM11°North71.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Alice Springs (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Alice Springs

Eclipse Visibility from Alice SpringsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
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