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Flag for U.S.A. April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nome, Alaska, U.S.A.

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

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Nome: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nome

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Nome. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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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 Nome on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in NomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:01 AM149°South-southeast16.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:15 AM168°South-southeast19.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:57 AM194°South-southwest18.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:00 AM195°South-southwest18.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:02 AM195°South-southwest18.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:44 AM220°Southwest13.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:59 AM238°West-southwest7.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Nome (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Nome

Eclipse Visibility from NomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
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2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
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