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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Himeji: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Himeji

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Himeji. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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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 Himeji on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in HimejiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 PM94°East2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:15 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 PM105°East-southeast11.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 PM123°East-southeast29.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 PM123°East-southeast30.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 PM124°East-southeast30.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 PM150°South-southeast44.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 PM176°South48.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Himeji (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Himeji

Eclipse Visibility from HimejiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Himeji, or the path map image for global details.

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