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Flag for Australia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sydney: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 1:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sydney. 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
9:15 PM Apr 411:00 PM Apr 412:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Sydney on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in SydneyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:01:28 PM84°East16.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:15:48 PM73°East-northeast30.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:57:58 PM51°Northeast49.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 11:00:17 PM50°Northeast49.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:02:37 PM50°Northeast50.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:44:48 AMNorth61.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:59:02 AM333°North-northwest58.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sydney (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sydney

Eclipse Visibility from SydneyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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