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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


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 1:01:28 AM149°South-southeast16.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:15:48 AM168°South-southeast19.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:57:58 AM194°South-southwest18.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:00:17 AM195°South-southwest18.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:02:37 AM195°South-southwest18.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:44:48 AM220°Southwest13.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:59:02 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
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPenumbral
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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