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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ottawa: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:03 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:58 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ottawa

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:17 AM Apr 46:32 AM Apr 46:40 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Ottawa on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in OttawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:03 AM245°West-southwest15.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:17 AM259°West-southwest3.5°
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 OttawaApr 4 at 6:32 AM261°West1.1°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Ottawa would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:40 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM276°West14.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM296°West-northwest31.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:58 AM314°Northwest41.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Ottawa (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Ottawa

Eclipse Visibility from OttawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Ottawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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