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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:40 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Bridgetown: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:40 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bridgetown

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bridgetown, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon. Check the weather for Bridgetown.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:01 AM Apr 45:40 AM Apr 45:51 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Bridgetown on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in BridgetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM262°West11.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BridgetownApr 4 at 5:40 AM264°West2.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bridgetown would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 4 at 5:51 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM266°West6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM271°West30.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM271°West31.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM272°West31.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM279°West55.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM292°West-northwest72.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bridgetown (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bridgetown

Eclipse Visibility from BridgetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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