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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Taiyuan: Total 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 — Taiyuan

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Taiyuan. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Taiyuan.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:47 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Taiyuan on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in TaiyuanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM80°East20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM92°East6.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:47 PM97°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM108°East-southeast12.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM108°East-southeast12.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM108°East-southeast13.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM128°Southeast30.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM147°South-southeast40.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiyuan (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Taiyuan

Eclipse Visibility from TaiyuanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
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