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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kunming: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kunming

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kunming. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:22 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 PM80°East31.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM89°East15.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 7:22 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM100°East7.2°
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°East7.7°
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°East8.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM113°East-southeast29.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM128°Southeast43.7°
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
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kunming, or the path map image for global details.

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