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Flag for French Polynesia April 3, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Taiohae
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Taiohae: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 11:33 PM

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

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:28 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 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
12:47 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 11:33 PM35°Northeast84.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:47 AM284°West-northwest74.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 2:30 AM273°West49.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:14 AM268°West24.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:28 AM265°West6.9°
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
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Taiohae, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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