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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port-au-Prince: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-au-Prince

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Port-au-Prince, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon. Check the weather for Port-au-Prince.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 46:31 AM Apr 46:41 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Port-au-PrinceDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM256°West-southwest22.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM263°West5.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port-au-PrinceApr 4 at 6:31 AM264°West2.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port-au-Prince would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:41 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM270°West18.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM270°West18.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM271°West19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM279°West42.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM290°West-northwest59.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port-au-Prince (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Port-au-Prince.

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

Eclipses visible in Port-au-Prince

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

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