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Flag for Venezuela April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas, Venezuela

Max view in Caracas
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:51 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Caracas: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 4:31 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:51 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 10:29 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

Location

April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Caracas, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:45 AM Apr 45:51 AM Apr 45:53 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Caracas on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:31 AM261°West18.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 5:45 AM264°West1.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in CaracasApr 4 at 5:51 AM265°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 Caracas 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 5:53 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 7:27 AM269°West23.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 7:30 AM269°West23.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:32 AM269°West24.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 9:14 AM273°West48.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 10:29 AM279°West65.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Caracas (VET – Venezuelan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Caracas

Eclipse Visibility from CaracasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Caracas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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