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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Grand Falls-Windsor: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:42 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 12:29 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Grand Falls-Windsor

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Grand Falls-Windsor, but it can 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. Check the weather for Grand Falls-Windsor.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:31 AM Apr 46:42 AM Apr 46:45 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Grand Falls-Windsor on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Grand Falls-WindsorDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:31 AM260°West2.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Grand Falls-WindsorApr 4 at 6:42 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 Grand Falls-Windsor 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 6:45 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:45 AM273°West10.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:27 AM293°West-northwest26.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:30 AM293°West-northwest26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:32 AM294°West-northwest26.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:14 AM319°Northwest40.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 12:29 PM342°North-northwest46.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Grand Falls-Windsor (NDT – Newfoundland Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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

Eclipses visible in Grand Falls-Windsor

Eclipse Visibility from Grand Falls-WindsorVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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