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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

Max view in Fakaofo
Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Fakaofo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:01 PM

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

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 3:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Fakaofo. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:15 PM Apr 41:00 AM Apr 52:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Sunday, April 5, 2015

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:01 PM85°East54.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:15 PM77°East-northeast71.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:57 AM299°West-northwest81.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 1:00 AM297°West-northwest81.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:02 AM295°West-northwest80.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 2:44 AM274°West56.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 3:59 AM270°West38.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fakaofo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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