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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pokhara: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:44 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pokhara

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Pokhara, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. Check the weather for Pokhara.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:25 PM Apr 46:28 PM Apr 47:29 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Pokhara on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in PokharaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:46 PM66°East-northeast46.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:00 PM79°East-northeast31.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:42 PM91°East9.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:45 PM92°East9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:47 PM92°East8.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:25 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PokharaApr 4 at 6:28 PM97°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 Pokhara 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 7:29 PM104°East-southeast12.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:44 PM115°East-southeast27.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pokhara (NPT – Nepal Time ).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pokhara

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

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