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Flag for China April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Shanghai: 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 — Shanghai

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Shanghai. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
6:15 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Shanghai on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in ShanghaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM88°East14.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:08 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM97°East1.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM111°East-southeast21.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM112°East-southeast21.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM112°East-southeast22.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM133°Southeast40.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM155°South-southeast49.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Shanghai (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Shanghai

Eclipse Visibility from ShanghaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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