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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Swift Current: 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 — Swift Current

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Swift Current. 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 46:47 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Swift Current on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Swift CurrentDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM213°South-southwest29.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM231°Southwest21.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM252°West-southwest7.2°
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 AM252°West-southwest6.8°
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 AM253°West-southwest6.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:47 AM261°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM272°West9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM286°West-northwest20.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Swift Current (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Swift Current

Eclipse Visibility from Swift CurrentVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Swift Current, or the path map image for global details.

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