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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island, French Southern Territories (Île Amsterdam)

Max view in Amsterdam Island
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Amsterdam Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Amsterdam Island, 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
5:39 PM Apr 45:41 PM Apr 46:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Amsterdam Island on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Amsterdam IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:01 PM136°Southeast38.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:15 PM120°East-southeast26.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:57 PM103°East-southeast8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:00 PM102°East-southeast8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:02 PM102°East-southeast7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 5:39 PM97°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Amsterdam IslandApr 4 at 5:41 PM96°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 Amsterdam Island 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 6:44 PM87°East12.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:59 PM75°East-northeast26.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Amsterdam Island (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Amsterdam Island

Eclipse Visibility from Amsterdam IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Amsterdam Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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