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

Max view in Pangnirtung
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:28 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pangnirtung: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:28 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pangnirtung

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Pangnirtung, but it could 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:01 AM Apr 45:28 AM Apr 45:33 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Pangnirtung on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in PangnirtungDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01:28 AM250°West-southwest2.8°
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 PangnirtungApr 4 at 5:28:36 AM256°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Pangnirtung 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 5:33:45 AM257°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15:48 AM266°West3.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57:58 AM289°West-northwest14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00:17 AM290°West-northwest15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02:37 AM290°West-northwest15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44:48 AM315°Northwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59:02 AM334°North-northwest28.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pangnirtung (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pangnirtung

Eclipse Visibility from PangnirtungVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pangnirtung, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100