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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kunming: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kunming

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kunming, 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 Kunming.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:21 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kunming on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in KunmingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM81°East31.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM89°East14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 7:21 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM100°East7.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM100°East7.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM100°East8.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM114°East-southeast29.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM128°Southeast43.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kunming (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kunming

Eclipse Visibility from KunmingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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