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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Banka: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:29 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Banka

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Banka, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:58 PM Apr 46:08 PM Apr 47:14 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Banka on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in BankaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:31 PM71°East-northeast45.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:45 PM82°East29.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:27 PM93°East7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:30 PM93°East6.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:32 PM93°East6.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 5:58 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BankaApr 4 at 6:08 PM97°East1.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Banka would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:14 PM105°East-southeast16.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:29 PM115°East-southeast31.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Banka (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Banka

Eclipse Visibility from BankaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Banka, or the path map image for global details.

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