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Flag for Canada April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Max view in Cumberland County
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:51 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cumberland County: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:51 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cumberland County

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Cumberland County, but it could 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Apr 46:51 AM Apr 46:54 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cumberland County on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Cumberland CountyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 AM253°West-southwest8.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Cumberland CountyApr 4 at 6:51 AM262°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cumberland County 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:54 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 AM266°West2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 AM284°West-northwest21.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 AM285°West-northwest22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 AM285°West-northwest22.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 AM307°Northwest38.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 AM328°North-northwest46.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cumberland County (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cumberland County

Eclipse Visibility from Cumberland CountyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cumberland County, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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