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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Sapporo: 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 — Sapporo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sapporo. 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 Sapporo on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in SapporoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01 PM98°East1.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15 PM111°East-southeast13.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57 PM133°Southeast28.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00 PM133°Southeast29.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02 PM134°Southeast29.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44 PM162°South-southeast39.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59 PM185°South40.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sapporo (JST – Japan Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Sapporo

Eclipse Visibility from SapporoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
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