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Flag for Maldives April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Male, Maldives

Max view in Male
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Male: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:16 PM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Male

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Male, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:14 PM Apr 46:16 PM Apr 46:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Male on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in MaleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:01:28 PM92°East61.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:15:48 PM93°East43.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:57:58 PM94°East19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:00:17 PM94°East18.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:02:37 PM94°East17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:14:42 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MaleApr 4 at 6:16:45 PM96°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Male would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:44:48 PM96°East6.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:59:02 PM98°East24.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Male (MVT – Maldives Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Male

Eclipse Visibility from MaleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarAnnular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Male, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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