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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:01 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


London: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:01 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in London, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. Check the weather for London.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 47:01 AM Apr 47:04 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in London on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM241°West-southwest20.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM254°West-southwest8.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonApr 4 at 7:01 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 London 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 7:04 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM271°West10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM272°West10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM272°West10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM290°West-northwest28.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM307°Northwest40.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for London (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in London

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