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Flag for Japan April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Utsunomiya, Japan

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Utsunomiya: 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


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Utsunomiya

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

EventTime in UtsunomiyaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01:28 PM97°East1.1°
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 7:15:48 PM109°East-southeast14.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57:58 PM128°Southeast32.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00:17 PM129°Southeast32.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02:37 PM129°Southeast32.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44:48 PM158°South-southeast44.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59:02 PM184°South47.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Utsunomiya (JST – Japan Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Utsunomiya

Eclipse Visibility from UtsunomiyaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarAnnular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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