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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:59 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kansas City: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 4:03 AM

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

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kansas City

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kansas City, 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 Kansas City.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:17 AM Apr 46:59 AM Apr 47:01 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kansas City on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Kansas CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:03 AM231°Southwest30.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:17 AM246°West-southwest18.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 7:00 AM263°West0.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 4 at 7:01 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:44 AM279°West19.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:58 AM292°West-northwest33.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kansas City (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kansas City

Eclipse Visibility from Kansas CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarTotal
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