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Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Taupo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:01 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taupo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Taupo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:15 PM Apr 41:00 AM Apr 52:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Taupo on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in TaupoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:01 PM65°East-northeast34.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:15 PM47°Northeast46.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:57 AM10°North55.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AMNorth55.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:02 AMNorth55.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM325°Northwest51.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:59 AM303°West-northwest41.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taupo (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Taupo

Eclipse Visibility from TaupoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
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