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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Lexington-Fayette: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:18 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lexington-Fayette

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Lexington-Fayette, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. Check the weather for Lexington-Fayette.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 47:18 AM Apr 47:21 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Lexington-Fayette on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Lexington-FayetteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM240°West-southwest25.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM253°West-southwest11.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Lexington-FayetteApr 4 at 7:18 AM263°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Lexington-Fayette would be around this time.
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 7:21 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM269°West7.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM269°West8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM269°West8.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM285°West-northwest27.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM300°West-northwest41.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Lexington-Fayette (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Lexington-Fayette.

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

Eclipses visible in Lexington-Fayette

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