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Flag for Canada April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Max view in Calgary
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Calgary: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Calgary

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Calgary. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:15 AM Apr 46:00 AM Apr 47:12 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Calgary on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in CalgaryDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01:28 AM206°South-southwest30.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15:48 AM224°Southwest23.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57:58 AM247°West-southwest10.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:00:17 AM247°West-southwest10.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02:37 AM247°West-southwest9.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetApr 4 at 7:12:33 AM261°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44:48 AM267°West5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59:02 AM281°West16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Calgary (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Calgary

Eclipse Visibility from CalgaryVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Calgary, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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