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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


George Town: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:58 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — George Town

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in George Town, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight. Check the weather for George Town.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:23 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in George Town on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in George TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:03 PM92°East34.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:17 PM94°East16.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 7:23 PM95°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 PM96°East8.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 PM100°East33.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:58 PM106°East-southeast50.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for George Town (MYT – Malaysia Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in George Town

Eclipse Visibility from George TownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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