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Max view in Fairbanks
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 4:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Fairbanks: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 1:01 AM

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

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Fairbanks, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight. Check the weather for Fairbanks.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:15 AM Apr 44:00 AM Apr 45:44 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:01 AM168°South-southeast19.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:15 AM187°South19.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:57 AM212°South-southwest15.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:00 AM213°South-southwest15.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:02 AM214°South-southwest15.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:44 AM238°West-southwest7.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:59 AM254°West-southwest0.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Fairbanks (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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