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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:28 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:28 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon. Check the weather for Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Apr 46:28 AM Apr 46:30 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 AM264°West6.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniApr 4 at 6:28 AM265°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:30 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 AM266°West11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 AM267°West35.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 AM267°West36.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 AM267°West37.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 AM268°West61.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 AM268°West79.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (GFT – French Guiana Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni.

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27LunarPartial
Total
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