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Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Wellington: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:03 PM

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

Ends: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:58 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:17 PM Apr 41:00 AM Apr 52:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Wellington on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in WellingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:03 PM64°East-northeast32.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:17 PM45°Northeast43.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AMNorth53.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM329°North-northwest49.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:58 AM306°Northwest40.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wellington (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Wellington

Eclipse Visibility from WellingtonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
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