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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:59 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Pittsburgh: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pittsburgh

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Pittsburgh, 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 46:59 AM Apr 47:02 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in PittsburghDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:01 AM243°West-southwest21.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:15 AM256°West-southwest8.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in PittsburghApr 4 at 6:59 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 Pittsburgh 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 7:02 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:57 AM272°West10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 8:00 AM272°West11.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:02 AM272°West11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:44 AM290°West-northwest30.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:59 AM306°Northwest42.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pittsburgh (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pittsburgh

Eclipse Visibility from PittsburghVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
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