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Flag for Canada April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arctic Bay, Nunavut, Canada (Ikpiarjuk)

Max view in Arctic Bay
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Arctic Bay: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:21 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arctic Bay

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Arctic Bay, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 46:21 AM Apr 46:29 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Arctic Bay on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Arctic BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM231°Southwest5.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM248°West-southwest0.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Arctic BayApr 4 at 6:21 AM250°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Arctic Bay would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:29 AM251°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM272°West7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM272°West7.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM273°West7.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM297°West-northwest14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM315°Northwest18.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Arctic Bay (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Arctic Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Arctic BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Arctic Bay, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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