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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Trincomalee: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:31 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:29 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Trincomalee

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:13 PM Apr 46:17 PM Apr 47:14 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Trincomalee on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in TrincomaleeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:31 PM87°East53.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:45 PM90°East35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:27 PM94°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:30 PM94°East10.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:32 PM94°East10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:13 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in TrincomaleeApr 4 at 6:17 PM96°East0.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Trincomalee 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 7:14 PM98°East14.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:29 PM102°East-southeast31.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Trincomalee (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Trincomalee

Eclipse Visibility from TrincomaleeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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