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Flag for Russia April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk, Russia

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Irkutsk: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Irkutsk. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:35 PM Apr 48:00 PM Apr 49:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Irkutsk on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in IrkutskDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01:28 PM68°East-northeast22.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15:48 PM84°East12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 7:35:09 PM99°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57:58 PM103°East-southeast3.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00:17 PM104°East-southeast3.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02:37 PM104°East-southeast3.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44:48 PM125°Southeast17.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59:02 PM143°Southeast24.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Irkutsk (IRKT – Irkutsk Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Irkutsk

Eclipse Visibility from IrkutskVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Irkutsk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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