Lunar Eclipse

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Date/Time

Date(s) - Apr 4, 2015
2:03 AM - 7:58 AM

Location

Central California
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Tulare, 93274

Category(ies)

Eclipse Lunar

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes completely through the Earth’s dark shadow, or umbra. During this type of eclipse, the Moon will gradually get darker and then take on a rusty or blood red color.

Event UTC Time Time in Visalia* Visible in Visalia
Penumbral Eclipse begins Apr 4 at 9:03 AM Apr 4 at 2:03 AM Yes
Partial Eclipse begins Apr 4 at 10:17 AM Apr 4 at 3:17 AM Yes
Maximum Eclipse Apr 4 at 12:00 Noon Apr 4 at 5:00 AM Yes
Partial Eclipse ends Apr 4 at 1:44 PM Apr 4 at 6:44 AM Yes
Penumbral Eclipse ends Apr 4 at 2:58 PM Apr 4 at 7:58 AM No, under horizon

* The Moon is below the horizon in Visalia some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible

Eclipse area.