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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Papeete: 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 — Papeete

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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 Papeete on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:01 PM48°Northeast71.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:15 AM340°North-northwest76.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:57 AM290°West-northwest58.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 2:00 AM289°West-northwest57.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:02 AM289°West-northwest57.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:44 AM275°West34.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:59 AM269°West16.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

Eclipses visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility from PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
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