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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:27 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Happy Valley-Goose Bay: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:27 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, 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 Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Apr 46:27 AM Apr 46:30 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Happy Valley-Goose BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 AM256°West-southwest3.9°
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 Happy Valley-Goose BayApr 4 at 6:27 AM261°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 Happy Valley-Goose 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:30 AM261°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 AM270°West7.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 AM290°West-northwest21.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 AM291°West-northwest22.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 AM291°West-northwest22.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 AM316°Northwest34.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 AM337°North-northwest41.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Happy Valley-Goose Bay (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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

Eclipses visible in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Happy Valley-Goose BayVisibility 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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