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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Ambon: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ambon

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Ambon. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Ambon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:15 PM Apr 49:00 PM Apr 410:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Ambon on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in AmbonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 PM95°East6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:25 PM95°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 PM94°East11.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 PM94°East36.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 PM94°East37.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 PM94°East37.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 PM95°East62.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 PM103°East-southeast80.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Ambon (WIT – Eastern Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Ambon

Eclipse Visibility from AmbonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
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