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Flag for French Polynesia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Gambier Islands
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Gambier Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

Ended: 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 was fully visible in Gambier Islands. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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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 AM357°North71.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:15 AM312°Northwest63.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:57 AM286°West-northwest43.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 3:00 AM286°West-northwest43.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:02 AM285°West-northwest42.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:44 AM273°West20.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:59 AM266°West3.7°
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
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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