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Flag for China April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China

Max view in Ürümqi
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:39 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Ürümqi: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:39 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 — Ürümqi

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Ürümqi, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:36 PM Apr 48:39 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Ürümqi on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in ÜrümqiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 PM57°East-northeast36.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 PM73°East-northeast24.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 PM91°East7.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM92°East6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 PM92°East6.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 8:36 PM98°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ÜrümqiApr 4 at 8:39 PM98°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Ürümqi would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM110°East-southeast10.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 PM124°Southeast22.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Ürümqi (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Ürümqi

Eclipse Visibility from ÜrümqiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Ürümqi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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