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Flag for India April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vasai-Virar, Maharashtra, India

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vasai-Virar: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:59 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vasai-Virar

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Vasai-Virar, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:53 PM Apr 46:59 PM Apr 47:14 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Vasai-Virar on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Vasai-VirarDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:31:28 PM66°East-northeast59.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:45:48 PM79°East-northeast43.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:27:58 PM89°East20.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:30:17 PM89°East19.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:32:37 PM89°East19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:53:59 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Vasai-VirarApr 4 at 6:59:11 PM96°East1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Vasai-Virar would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:14:48 PM98°East4.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:29:02 PM105°East-southeast20.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Vasai-Virar (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vasai-Virar

Eclipse Visibility from Vasai-VirarVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vasai-Virar, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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