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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Naypyidaw: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:29 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Naypyidaw

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Naypyidaw. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Naypyidaw.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:16 PM Apr 46:30 PM Apr 48:14 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Naypyidaw on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in NaypyidawDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:31 PM81°East37.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:45 PM88°East21.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:16 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:27 PM97°East2.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:30 PM97°East2.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:32 PM97°East3.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:14 PM107°East-southeast25.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:29 PM118°East-southeast41.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Naypyidaw (MMT – Myanmar Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Naypyidaw

Eclipse Visibility from NaypyidawVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Naypyidaw, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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