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Flag for U.S.A. April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adak. 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
1:15 AM Apr 43:00 AM Apr 44:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:01:28 AM135°Southeast22.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:15:48 AM154°South-southeast29.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:57:58 AM182°South32.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 3:00:17 AM183°South32.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:02:37 AM184°South32.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:44:48 AM212°South-southwest27.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:59:02 AM230°Southwest19.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adak (HADT – Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility from AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Adak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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