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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Edmonton: 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

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Edmonton

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Edmonton. 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 47:07 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Edmonton on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in EdmontonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM206°South-southwest27.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM224°Southwest21.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM247°West-southwest9.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:00 AM247°West-southwest9.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02 AM248°West-southwest8.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 4 at 7:07 AM260°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM268°West6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM282°West-northwest16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Edmonton (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Edmonton

Eclipse Visibility from EdmontonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
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