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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Broken Hill: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Broken Hill

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Broken Hill, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight. Check the weather for Broken Hill.

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
8:45 PM Apr 410:30 PM Apr 412:14 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Broken Hill on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Broken HillDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:31 PM90°East8.2°
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 PM80°East23.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:27 PM63°East-northeast43.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 10:30 PM62°East-northeast44.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:32 PM62°East-northeast44.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:14 AM29°North-northeast60.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:29 AM350°North63.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Broken Hill (ACDT – Australian Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Broken Hill

Eclipse Visibility from Broken HillVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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