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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:40 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


New Amsterdam: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:40 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Amsterdam

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:01 AM Apr 45:40 AM Apr 45:45 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in New Amsterdam on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in New AmsterdamDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM264°West10.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in New AmsterdamApr 4 at 5:40 AM265°West1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in New Amsterdam would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 4 at 5:45 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM266°West8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM268°West32.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM268°West33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM268°West33.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM269°West58.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM271°West75.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for New Amsterdam (GYT – Guyana Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in New Amsterdam.

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

Eclipses visible in New Amsterdam

Eclipse Visibility from New AmsterdamVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in New Amsterdam, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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