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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Louis: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 1:03 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:58 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Louis

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Port Louis, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon. Check the weather for Port Louis.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:09 PM Apr 46:19 PM Apr 46:58 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Port Louis on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Port LouisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:03 PM150°South-southeast61.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:17 PM125°Southeast50.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:00 PM108°East-southeast29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:44 PM98°East6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:09 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port LouisApr 4 at 6:19 PM95°East2.1°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Louis would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:58 PM92°East10.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Louis (MUT – Mauritius Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Louis

Eclipse Visibility from Port LouisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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