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Flag for Northern Mariana Islands April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Max view in Saipan
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Saipan: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 12:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Saipan. 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
8:15 PM Apr 410:00 PM Apr 411:44 PM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:01 PM98°East9.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:15 PM104°East-southeast26.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:57 PM117°East-southeast48.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 10:00 PM118°East-southeast49.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:02 PM118°East-southeast49.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:44 PM154°South-southeast66.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:59 AM202°South-southwest67.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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