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Flag for Australia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Ends: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 12:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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
8:15 PM Apr 410:00 PM Apr 411:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:01 PM91°East11.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:15 PM86°East29.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:57 PM76°East-northeast53.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 10:00 PM75°East-northeast53.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:02 PM75°East-northeast54.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:44 PM40°Northeast75.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:59 AM322°Northwest75.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
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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