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Flag for Cook Islands April 3, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Max view in Rarotonga
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Rarotonga: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 4:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 3, 2015 – April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:15 AM Apr 42:00 AM Apr 43:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:01 PM58°East-northeast61.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:15 AM20°North-northeast72.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:57 AM308°Northwest65.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 2:00 AM307°Northwest64.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:02 AM306°Northwest64.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:44 AM283°West-northwest43.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:59 AM275°West26.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rarotonga (CKT – Cook Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility from RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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