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Max view in New Bedford
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New Bedford: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:03 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:20 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:58 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Bedford

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in New Bedford, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon. Check the weather for New Bedford.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:17 AM Apr 46:20 AM Apr 46:23 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in New Bedford on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in New BedfordDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:03 AM250°West-southwest13.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:17 AM262°West0.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in New BedfordApr 4 at 6:20 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 New Bedford 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 6:23 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM279°West18.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM298°West-northwest36.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:58 AM317°Northwest46.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for New Bedford (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New Bedford

Eclipse Visibility from New BedfordVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in New Bedford, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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