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Flag for U.S.A. April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York, New York, U.S.A.

Max view in New York
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New York: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes


April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in New York, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:15 AM Apr 46:31 AM Apr 46:37 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01:28 AM247°West-southwest16.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15:48 AM260°West3.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in New YorkApr 4 at 6:31:18 AM262°West1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in New York would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:37:50 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57:58 AM276°West15.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00:17 AM276°West15.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02:37 AM276°West16.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44:48 AM295°West-northwest34.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59:02 AM313°Northwest45.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for New York (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility from New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in New York, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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