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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Dushanbe: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:59 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dushanbe

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Dushanbe, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon. Check the weather for Dushanbe.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:50 PM Apr 46:52 PM Apr 47:59 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Dushanbe on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in DushanbeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:01 PM40°Northeast50.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:15 PM60°East-northeast39.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:57 PM80°East21.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:00 PM80°East21.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:02 PM81°East20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:44 PM97°East0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 4 at 6:50 PM97°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in DushanbeApr 4 at 6:52 PM98°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Dushanbe 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:59 PM108°East-southeast12.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Dushanbe (TJT – Tajikistan Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Dushanbe

Eclipse Visibility from DushanbeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dushanbe, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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