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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Gambier Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Gambier Islands. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Gambier Islands.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
1:15 AM Apr 43:00 AM Apr 44:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:01 AM356°North71.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:15 AM311°Northwest63.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:57 AM286°West-northwest43.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 3:00 AM286°West-northwest42.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:02 AM285°West-northwest42.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:44 AM273°West19.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:59 AM266°West3.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Gambier Islands (GAMT – Gambier Time).

Eclipses visible in Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Gambier IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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