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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Broome: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Broome

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Broome, 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 Broome.

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
6:15 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Broome on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in BroomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM98°East10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 5:44 PM95°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM93°East6.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM85°East30.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM85°East31.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM85°East31.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM73°East-northeast55.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM52°Northeast70.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Broome (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Broome

Eclipse Visibility from BroomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
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