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Flag for Bolivia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Paz, Bolivia (LaPaz)

Max view in La Paz
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

La Paz: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Paz

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in La Paz, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 46:31 AM Apr 46:38 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in La Paz on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in La PazDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01:28 AM272°West22.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15:48 AM266°West4.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in La PazApr 4 at 6:31:18 AM265°West1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in La Paz would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:38:17 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57:58 AM259°West-southwest18.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00:17 AM258°West-southwest19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02:37 AM258°West-southwest19.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44:48 AM247°West-southwest42.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59:02 AM231°Southwest56.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for La Paz (BOT – Bolivia Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in La Paz

Eclipse Visibility from La PazVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in La Paz, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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