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

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Tiksi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:59 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tiksi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tiksi. 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
7:31 PM Apr 49:00 PM Apr 410:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Tiksi on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in TiksiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:01:28 PM86°East7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:15:48 PM104°East-southeast0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 7:31:57 PM107°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:57:58 PM127°Southeast5.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 9:00:17 PM128°Southeast5.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:02:37 PM128°Southeast5.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:44:48 PM153°South-southeast10.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:59:02 PM171°South11.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tiksi (YAKT – Yakutsk Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tiksi

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

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