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Flag for Canada April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk, Nunavut, Canada

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

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kugluktuk: 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 — Kugluktuk

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kugluktuk. 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 46:48 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kugluktuk on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in KugluktukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM201°South-southwest15.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM220°Southwest11.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM243°West-southwest4.0°
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 AM244°West-southwest3.8°
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 AM244°West-southwest3.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:48 AM255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM267°West5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM284°West-northwest12.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kugluktuk (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kugluktuk

Eclipse Visibility from KugluktukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kugluktuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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