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Flag for Mexico April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

Max view in Acapulco
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Acapulco: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Acapulco, 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 Acapulco.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:15 AM Apr 46:00 AM Apr 46:35 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Acapulco on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in AcapulcoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM242°West-southwest47.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM253°West-southwest31.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM262°West8.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:00 AM262°West7.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02 AM262°West7.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:35 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM269°West16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM274°West33.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Acapulco (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Acapulco

Eclipse Visibility from AcapulcoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Acapulco, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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