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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Taiohae: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 11:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:30 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:29 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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
12:45 AM Apr 42:30 AM Apr 44:14 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:31 PM40°Northeast84.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:45 AM284°West-northwest74.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:27 AM273°West50.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 2:30 AM273°West49.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:32 AM272°West49.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:14 AM268°West24.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:29 AM265°West6.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility from TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
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