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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Easter Island: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Easter Island. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. 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
5:15 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 4:01 AM306°Northwest55.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:15 AM289°West-northwest41.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:57 AM275°West19.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 7:00 AM274°West19.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:02 AM274°West18.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetApr 4 at 8:32 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:44 AM263°West2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:59 AM254°West-southwest18.8° 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 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
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