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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Colorado Springs: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Colorado Springs

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Colorado Springs. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Colorado Springs.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:15 AM Apr 46:00 AM Apr 46:43 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Colorado Springs on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Colorado SpringsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:01 AM221°Southwest36.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:15 AM238°West-southwest26.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:57 AM256°West-southwest8.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 6:00 AM256°West-southwest7.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02 AM256°West-southwest7.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:43 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:44 AM272°West12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:59 AM284°West-northwest26.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Colorado Springs (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Colorado Springs

Eclipse Visibility from Colorado SpringsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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