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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:58 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Galapagos Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:58 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Galapagos Islands

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Galapagos Islands. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:15 AM Apr 45:58 AM Apr 46:00 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Galapagos Islands on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Galapagos IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM264°West43.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM265°West25.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM265°West0.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:00 AM265°West0.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:00 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02 AM265°West0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM263°West25.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM261°West43.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Galapagos Islands (GALT – Galapagos Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Galapagos Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Galapagos IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Galapagos Islands, or the path map image for global details.

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