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Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Sioux Falls: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 4:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Ends: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sioux Falls

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Sioux Falls. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red. Check the weather for Sioux Falls.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:15 AM Apr 47:00 AM Apr 47:07 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Sioux Falls on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Sioux FallsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:01 AM227°Southwest29.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:15 AM243°West-southwest18.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 6:57 AM261°West1.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 7:00 AM261°West1.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:02 AM262°West0.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
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 7:07 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:44 AM279°West17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:59 AM292°West-northwest30.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sioux Falls (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sioux Falls

Eclipse Visibility from Sioux FallsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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