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Flag for Australia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Alice Springs: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Alice Springs. 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
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 PM95°East1.1°
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°East17.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:27 PM76°East-northeast40.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:30 PM75°East-northeast40.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:32 PM75°East-northeast41.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:14 PM52°Northeast62.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:29 AM11°North-northeast71.4°
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
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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