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

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rockhampton: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Rockhampton. 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
8:15 PM Apr 410:00 PM Apr 411:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Rockhampton on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in RockhamptonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:01:28 PM88°East16.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:15:48 PM80°East32.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:57:58 PM64°East-northeast54.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 10:00:17 PM63°East-northeast55.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:02:37 PM62°East-northeast55.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:44:48 PM16°North-northeast71.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:59:02 AM322°Northwest68.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rockhampton (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Rockhampton

Eclipse Visibility from RockhamptonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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