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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Easter Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:58 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Easter Island, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight. Check the weather for Easter Island.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:17 AM Apr 47:00 AM Apr 48:32 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:03 AM306°Northwest55.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:17 AM289°West-northwest41.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 7:00 AM274°West19.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetApr 4 at 8:32 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:44 AM263°West1.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:58 AM254°West-southwest18.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Easter Island (EASST – Easter Island Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility from Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
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